served in US Army Engineer Corps bridge construction units. This site contains
the photographs he came home with after World War II. Raymond entered the
US Army 15 April, 1941 at Ft. Bliss, Texas and received a honorable discharge
on 18 September 1945.
lists the following theaters; Rhineland, Ardannes, Central Europe, Normandy,
Continental United States; Canada and Alaska, 14 March, 42 to 28 August,
43; Europe (EAME) 26 April, 44 to unknown. He returned to the United States
and discharged through the Separation Station at Ft Sam Houston in San
Antonio, Texas 18 September, 1945.
in the motor pool and had the unglamorous task of "military occupational
speciality Auto Mech 014", Raymond Anderson was present to see and made
contributions to many important historical events. The Alaskan Highway
seemed to be the part he was most proud of.
born, raised and made his home in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas. His
military training served him well throughout his life.