- Second World War (1939-1945)
- 1st Sergeant
- 69th Infantry Division, U.S. Army
"For meritorious service in connection with military operations against the enemy, from December 13, 1944, to May 6, 1945, in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium and Germany. All through the preparation for movement to the continent and during the period of combat, First Sergeant Anderson carried out the administrative details of the battery in an admirable fashion, maintaining a high standard of efficiency and organization under the most adverse conditions. His display of leadership, ability, and devotion to duty reflect the highest credit upon First Sergeant Anderson and the armed forces of the United States."