In Memory of
Raymond L. Anderson
Mitchell, South Dakota
Died April 6, 1944 at New Guinea
Raymond L. Anderson lived most of his life in the Davison
County area of South Dakota. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Anderson, who
lived nine miles southwest of Mitchell. In addition, Raymond had three brothers:
Willmer, Marlin, and Delbert, and one sister, Muriel.
Raymond entered the service on August 19, 1942, and was
sent overseas in February of 1943. At twenty-two years of age, Pfc. Raymond L.
Anderson died in New Guinea on April 6, 1944. The cause of his death was not
disclosed at the time it was reported in local papers.
A memorial service was held at the New Home Lutheran Church
This entry was
respectfully submitted by Sheila Hansen, Fallen Sons State Coordinator,
Spearfish, SD. Information for this entry was taken from the Daily Republic,