Gerhard Hjalmar Andersen


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Hanne Leira Knutsen

Genetic parents:

Gjertrud Lovise Knudsen (1872-1906)

Hans Severin Andersen (1871-1936)



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Sisters and brothers:

Hjalmar Håkon (1893-1900)

Conrad (1895-1942)  

Helga (1898-1910)

Haldis (1900-1994)

Margit (1902-1980)



Basic Data:

Gerhard was the youngest son of Gjertrud and his mother died a few months after he was born in 1906. He emigrated to the USA with his aunt Hannah and her husband  in 1909, who became his foster parents.  Gerhard served in the US Navy in 1942 and participated in the invation of North Africa the same year.