In Memory of
Buffalo, South Dakota
November 26, 1923 – December 11, 1944
Killed in Action in Germany
Glen was born in Golden Valley, North
Dakota, on November 26, 1923, to Clark and Viola Anderson. He went to school in
Buffalo, South Dakota, up to the eighth grade. Then he went to the Civilian
Conservation Corps Camp for six months. After that he worked in Washington State
in the shipyards. Glen worked on a ranch before he was sent into the service.
On November 12, 1943, Glen entered
active service at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. He was trained and sent overseas on
July 3, 1944, to the European theater. Pvt. Anderson fought his way through
France, Belgium, and into Germany.
Pvt. Glen Anderson was killed in action on December 11, 1944.
was respectfully submitted by Kellie J. Kulseth, 8th Grade West,
Spearfish Middle School, Spearfish, South Dakota, May 18, 1999. Information for
his entry was provided by Nora Boyer of Buffalo, South Dakota, volunteer at the
local museum and an application for a SD veteran’s bonus payment.