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24 Year Old Sailor Laid to Rest...

John E. Anderson was a Motor Machinist 1st Class killed John E. Anderson was a Motor Machinist 1st Class killed in action while making a beachhead landing. He is finally being laid to rest in his hometown of Willmar, MN this weekend. What makes this sailor's homecoming especially significant is that he was killed on a Normandy beach on June 6, 1944. Joh was listed as KIA and lost at sea for 72 years. His remains have been interred in the American cemetery in Normandy, France listed in a grave marked "Unknown X-91." He will be laid next to his parents in a cemetery in Willmar. This is a good reminder of what we remember on Memorial Day. The effort to recover Mr. Anderson was spear-headed

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