Anderson, George L, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
657-Medical Aidman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1944, Philippine Division
Service Years
1941 - 1944

Corporal


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago
Last Address
Illinois

Casualty Date
Oct 08, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
From Month/Year
April / 1942
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April / 1942

Description
The Bataan Death March (Filipino: Martsa ng Kamatayan sa Bataan), which began on April 9, 1942, was the forcible transfer by the Imperial Japanese Army of 60,000–80,000 Filipino and American prisoners of war after the three-month Battle of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II. All told, approximately 2,500–10,000 Filipino and 100–650 American prisoners of war died before they could reach their destination at Camp O'Donnell. The reported death tolls vary, especially amongst Filipino POWs, because historians cannot determine how many prisoners blended in with the civilian population and escaped. The march went from Mariveles, Bataan, to San Fernando, Pampanga. From San Fernando, survivors were loaded to a box train and were brought to Camp O'Donnell in Capas, Tarlac.

The 128 km (80 mi) march was characterized by wide-ranging physical abuse and murder, and resulted in very high fatalities inflicted upon prisoners and civilians alike by the Japanese Army. It was later judged by an Allied military commission to be a Japanese war crime.
   
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From Month/Year
April / 1942
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April / 1942
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
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  219 Also There at This Battle:
  • Alviar, Castor, 1LT
  • Anderson, Leroy Clark, Sgt, (1941-1944)
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