Anker, Charles

Rank and Name, Chief Motor Machinist Mate Charles Anker.

Unit/Placed in, USS Lagarto (SS-371) Submarine, United States Navy.

 

Charles is born approx. on Sep. 17, 1917 in Oyster Bay, New York.

Father, Karl Anker.

Mother, Borghild Anker.

Parents born in Norway.

Sister(s), Borghild, and Marion Anker.

 

Charles enlisted the service in New York with service number # 2232503.

 

Charles was KIA when the USS Lagarto was attacked and sunk by Depth Charges near Siam on May 4, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Navy & Marine Corps Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Charles is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/anker-c.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Andrews, Harold Doyle

Rank and Name, Chief Torpedo’s Man Mate Harold Doyle Andrews.

Unit/Placed in, USS Lagarto (SS-371) Submarine, United States Navy.

 

Harold is born approx. on Aug. 31, 1914 in Missouri.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

Spouse, Emma N. (Jones) Andrews.

Daughter, Karen S. Andrews.

 

Harold enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 2914753.

 

Harold was KIA When the USS Lagarto sunk due to attack with Depth charges on May 4, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Harold is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/andrews-h-d.htm

Photo courtesy of Karen Duvalle, Wisconsin Maritime Museum.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com