Murray Anderson
John Robertson

Murray Anderson

Murray Crichton Bell Anderson
born 7.12.1919 Norwood,South London
son of Alexander Vass Anderson (Captain,R.E.)
educated Cheltenham College
graduated Royal Military Academy,Woolwich
commissioned 2Lt Royal Tank Regiment 1.7.1939
Pilot Officer (44673) R.A.F. 30.9.1940
Flying Officer 30.9.1941
1 PRU
awarded D.F.C. for Hamburg 1942 (London Gazette 18.9.1942)
4 PRU (A/F/Lt)
awarded bar to D.F.C. for North Africa (London Gazette 19.3.1943)
awarded Air Medal (US) (London Gazette 1.6.1943)
161 Squadron 27.10.1943
65 Squadron 1940
Transport Command,Far East 1945
discharged as Flight Lieutenant
civilian pilot in India postwar
returned to UK 1967
retired from Dan Air 1979
Skyways Air Freight
retired to Hythe,Kent
married Mary Tappo 1959 in Bihar,India (divorced) (2 children Alexander and Jennifer)
married Jean MacEwan 2004 (2 stepchildren Helen and Neil)
died 22.3.2016
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