ANDERSON JAMES W

WO1 James W. Anderson was a potential member who died during training before going to Vietnam on 03/04/1970 at the age of 22.0 from A/C accident
Flight Classes 69-47 and 69-45
Date of Birth 02/17/1948
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Barry Geller, Walter Dietz, NTSB report

More detail on this person: One of four killed in a small airplane crash one of them was flying from California to Tahoe February-March 1970 time frame before VN. NTSB number LAS70AL052.

Graduated from Lowell High School, Whittier, CA, class of 1966; brother of Charles Anderson who also attended the same school. After high school Jim entered the military, but died before he was to be deployed to Vietnam, when the small aircraft he was piloting exploded shortly after take-off.

A good friend, classmate, and neighbor.

California Death Index 1940-1997

Age: 22

Burial: Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA, Plot: Garden of Benediction, Sect. 6, Lot 839, Grave 3, Gate 1

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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