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Charles Jay Andersen

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Captain Charles J. Andersen was born on July 15, 1921, the son of Charles J., Sr., and Flora Lina Anderson. His hometown was Chicago, Illinois, where his father was a Certified Public Accountant. He received his commission on May 6, 1942.
He was the pilot of A-26 tail #43-22523 of the 416th Bomb Group (L), 668th Bomb Squadron (L), when it collided in mid-air with another A-26 from his unit over Petit Brogel, Belgium, on March 20, 1945.

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  • Leo Roman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 416th Bomb Group
    2nd Lieutenant Leo J. Roman was born January 19, 1922. His next of kin were his mother, Josephine Roman, and his brother, John Roman. He was from New Britain, Connecticut. ...

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Born Chicago, IL, USA 15 July 1921

Captain Charles J. Andersen was born on July 15, 1921, the son of Charles J., Sr., and Flora Lina Anderson. His hometown was Chicago, Illinois, where his father was a Certified Public Accountant.

Lived in Chicago, IL 16 February 1942

6729 N. Washtenaw Avenue

Student at Northwestern University

Died 4 miles NW of Neerpelt, Belgium 21 March 1945

He was the pilot of A-26 tail #43-22523 of the 416th Bomb Group (L), 668th Bomb Squadron (L), when it collided in mid-air with another A-26 from his unit over Petit Brogel, Belgium, on March 20, 1945.

Buried Norwood Park, IL 4 November 1948

Acacia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum
Norwood Park Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA

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Date Contributor Update
25 February 2021 00:43:57 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.416th.com/Memorials/668-AndersenCharles_Memorial.html
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83677733/charles-jay-andersen
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2238&h=30041088...

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2015 00:11:15 WW2 Researcher Bill Beigel Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations
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IDPF and/or crash report researched by Bill Beigel. IDPF donated to American Air Museum by Bill Beigel. For more information about this flyer, you may contact http://ww2research.com.

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