Peer Bay Andersen volunteered for the Royal Air Force in the Middle East during the Second World War. Little is known of his service at this point.
Peer Bay Andersen was born in Copenhagen on 28 October 1916, son of grocery owner Jens Bay Andersen and Anna Mathilde Andersen (née Pedersen). Andersen’s mother died on 18 July 1928, and his father married Johanne Marie Kirstine Andersen (née Zachariassen) on 19 January 1930. His younger brother Erik was born on 7 October 1930.
Andersen volunteered for the Royal Air Force in 1943 in the Middle East; his service number—700960—corresponds to this. At the end of the war he had been promoted to Flight Sergeant. His trade is not known.
Andersen died on 20 June 1995 in Luçon, France.
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