Cecil married Grace Belle Cameron Kelly 8/08/38, they had three children and were living at 215 Park St., Chatham, ON. Beside Cecil there were two sisters Edna Dorthy and Gladys Mary serving in the RCAF and another brother serving with the Army in Italy.
Cecil enlisted in December of 1943. Pte. Anderson was seriously wounded 29/09/44 in France. Reported returning from overseas on a 30 day leave for at least Christmas and New Years. CDN 11/12/44. The CDN 18/12/44(P) reported that Cecil was “among the latest group of service men to arrive home from overseas”, and just in time for Christmas.