Anker Grønning Jensen is born on 4 January 1916 in Holstebro, Denmark. 
He is at sea before the war. He arrives in New York from Copenhagen on-board the SS EUROPA. On-board are also Svend Frederik Clement, Tage Friis Christensen and Arne Nicolajsen, who later also volunteers for the Royal Norwegian Forces. 
He volunteers for the Royal Norwegian Air Force and is in service in camp Litte Norway in Canada.
- Holstebro parish record
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
- Ancker, 2001