In Memory of
Army Pvt.
Raymond L. Anderson
Mitchell, South Dakota
Davison County
Died April 6, 1944 at New Guinea 

Raymond L. Anderson

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 in Mitchell.

This entry was respectfully submitted by Sheila Hansen, Fallen Sons State Coordinator, Spearfish, SD. Information for this entry was taken from the Daily Republic, 5/16/44 edition.