Born 3/21/1896 – Died 8/28/1946
Buried in Davis Hill Cemetery
RANK, UNIT –BRANCH:
Private, United States Army,
11/13/18 48 Co 12 Tng Bn, 154 Dep Brigade, Co D 808 Pion Inf 7/10/18
Enlisted 6/18/18 – Hon. Discharge 6/28/19
MAJOR CONFLICT: World War I
Anderson’s parents were George Anderson and Harriet Davis. According to his World War I draft registration card, Anderson was 21 and single at that time. He had been born in Galena and was living in Millington. He worked as a farm laborer for Alfred T. De Hane Hayward. Anderson was overseas in the Meuse-Argonne from 8/31/1918 until 6/22/1919. He was decorated with the Order of St. Sava. He was transported back to the U.S. after completing his service there via the ship Maui, departing from Brest, France on 6/12/1919 and arriving in Newport News, VA. In 1920, he was living in Kennedyville and was single. He was working as a farm laborer. In 1942, according to his World War II draft registration card, he was living at 3833 Baring St. in Philadelphia and was in business for himself as a salesman of patent medicines. Anderson was living in Philadelphia at the time of his death.