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Anderson, 2nd Lt. Helen B.

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2nd Lt. Helen Bertha Anderson 
Born: 24 August 1923 – Winnipeg, Canada 
Parents: Otto & Martha Anderson 
Siblings:2 sisters, 1 brother 
Hometown: 
– 1524 North Sixteenth Avenue – Melrose Park, Illinois 
Education: 
– Pleasant Hill School, Wheaton, Illinois 
– Stevenson School – Maywood, Illinois 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1941 
Occupation:
– Nurse
– Trained: Augustana Hospital
– Licensed: January 1945
– Worked: Augustana & West Lake Hospitals
Enlisted:
– U. S. Army Nursing Corps
– April 1945
Serial Number: N-795163
Units:
– 6th Service Command, U. S. Army Nursing Corps
Overseas Duty:
– 27th Station Hospital – Okinawa – August 1945
Married:
– 10 August 1945 – Berwyn E. Hildebrandt on Guam 
– Husband also a Proviso graduate
– Sister-in-Law of S/Sgt. Warren Hildebrandt, B Company, 192nd Tank
Battalion 
Died: 29 September 1945 – Okinawa 
– plane she was on crashed upon takeoff and burst into flames 
Memorial Service: 30 December 1945 – First Lutheran Church – Melrose Park
Buried:
– Original Burial Site:
– Island Cemetery, Okinawa
Reburied:
– 10 March 1949 – National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific – Honolulu, Hawaii
– Section: M Grave: 1243 

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