Service Details
Name:
ANDERSON
Given Name:
JOHN LAWRENCE KING
Initials:
J L K
Trade:
Pilot
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force
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Unit:
55th Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1918-05-31
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Date of Birth:
1894-12-22
Age:
23
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, flying in DH.4 A7825; his observer was Sergeant H Nelle, also killed. At the time of his death, No 55 Squadron was based at Tantonville. His aircraft was seen by other crews in the formation to go down in flames, following attack from an enemy aircraft, over Karlsruhe.
Additional
Information:
Son of John and Anne Blair Anderson, of Cramilt, East Griqualand, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Germany
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Locality:
Kassel, Hessen
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Cemetery:
NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
II. A. 6.

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