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Anderegg, William Anton

Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate First Class William Anton Anderegg.

Unit/Placed in, USS Strong (DD-467) Destroyer, United States Navy.


William is born approx. on 1916 in New York.

Father, Agustive Anderegg.

Mother, Emma Anderegg.

Parents born in Switserland.

Brother(s), August Anderegg.


William enlisted the service in New York with service number # 2232417.


William was KIA when the USS Strong was torpedoed and Shot by the Japanese Navy, broke in 2 and Sunk at Rice Anchorage on July 5, 1943,  he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://www.cpf.navy.mil/news.aspx/110668


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


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

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

USS Strong (DD-467) Destroyer
Location USS Strong
His rank Motor Machinist's Mate First Class