Anderson, William Howard, CWO

Fallen
 
 Photo In Uniform   Service Details
7 kb
View Time Line
Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1942, Philippine Division
Service Years
1923 - 1942

Infantry

Chief Warrant Officer


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
1897
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Felix Cervantes, III (Admiral Ese) to remember Anderson, William Howard, CWO.

If you knew or served with this Soldier and have additional information or photos to support this Page, please leave a message for the Page Administrator(s) HERE.
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Washington, D.C.
Last Address
Washington, DC

Casualty Date
May 10, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
L, 2, 102

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Battling Bastards of BataanWorld War II Fallen
  1942, Battling Bastards of Bataan
  1942, World War II Fallen [Verified]

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments
Philippine Division
  1942-1942, Philippine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
CWO William Howard Anderson had served in the Philippines in the early 1920s, with home base of Fort Hayes, Ohio. In the 1930s, he was serving with Hq., 3rd Division, based at Fort Lewis, Washington.

At the outbreak of WWII, he was assigned to Headquarters Command, Philippine Division.

He died while being held as a Prisoner of War on or about 10 May 1942, and may have died as a direct result of the Bataan Death March

He left a wife, Lillian, in Kentucky.

 
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   
Copyright Togetherweserved.com Inc 2003-2011