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Calvin Andrew Anderson

Calvin Andrew Anderson

Mill Run, Pennsylvania

 

Calvin was born on 22 December 1924

Passed away on 19 December 1993

 

Calvin volunteered for service and entered the Army Air Force on April 23, 1943 at the age of 18 and attended Basic Training at Maxwell Field Alabama. He served 2 years in England during World War II. His duties included driving 2 ½ ton trucks.  Calvin was honorably discharged on November 19, 1945.


Calvin came home from active duty in England on July 4, 1945.  He was met at the train station in Connellsville by his girl friend Gladys Williams.  They became engaged the next day and married on 07 July 1945.  He was to return to active duty in the pacific when the war ended.

 

Medals awarded are:

Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater (EAMET) Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and WWII Victory Medal