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Anderson, George Calvin

Nationality:
American

Biography

George Calvin Anderson served with the US Army from September 22nd, 1942 until October 16th, 1945. he was part of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Unit:
Company F, 2nd Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division, US Army
Awarded on:
August 1st, 2016
Action:
Citation:
"For meritorious achievement in active ground combat against the enemy while serving with Company F, 2d Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division, on 1 August, 1944, in support of the “Old Hickory” Division’s seizing the well-defended Troisgots, in France. Sergeant Anderson’s exemplary performance of duty in active ground combat was in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflects great credit upon himself, his unit and the Army of the United States."
Details:
General Order, Permanent Order, No. 214-01, August 1, 2016.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)

Sources

  • - General Order, Permanent Order, No. 214-01, August 1, 2016.