|Unit||K CO 9 INF 2 DIV|
|Rank||Master Sergeant U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||January 26 1951|
|Status||Missing In Action|
Courts of the Missing
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Prisoner of War Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Master Sergeant Anderson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Master Sergeant Anderson was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 1, 1950 and died while a prisoner on January 26, 1951. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.