Sherrill A. Anderson son of Raymond and Jessie Anderson Falconer NY. had written his last letter home in mid October. The letter was received Nov 4th. He was Killed In Action Oct 23rd 1944 during the battle of Leyte Island - the Philippines. Pvt. Anderson was a member of 383rd Infantry 96th Division. Sherrill had graduated from Falconer High School 1942. He was very interested in music playing in the band, orchestra and served as president of the school choir. Prioir to his enlistment Pvt. Anderson was employed by Hope's Windows. At the time of his death he was survived by his parents and two sisters: Mrs. Mildred Shures and Mrs. Phyllis Sandquist and a half brother Alton A. Rider.