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Anders, Alden Pearl

Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Third Class Alden Pearl Anders.

Unit/Placed in, Scouting Bombing Squadron-111 (VPB-111), United States Naval Reserve.


Alden is born approx. on Oct. 20, 1924 in Clay County, Iowa.

Father, Charles P. Anders.

Mother, Wealthy E. (Doyle) Anders.

Sister(s), Margorie F.  Lois and Colleen Anders.

Brother(s), Mearl D.  and  Merwyn Anders.


Alden enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 8599212.


Alden ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PB4Y-1  were,

Lt Jg.           L. T. Bass

Lt Jg.           W. L. Dernberger

Ensign          P. B. Stretcher

Arm3c.         A. P. Anders

Arm1c.         R. H. Graham

Arm3c.         R.P. Kivitt

Amm3c.        R. W. Mitchell

Amm1c.        H. V. Philpott

Aom3c.         G. W. Pringle

Arm3c (T)    J. Regiac

Arm3c. (T)    W. A. Whitener


Alden died when they did not come back from a patrol from Makassar Straight, Indonesia on June 16, 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with 2 Gold Stars, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Lone Tree Cemetery, Sioux Rapids, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.vp-21navy.org/AcrobatPDFFiles/Fifth%20VP-21.pdf


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


Names of the Crewmembers wit photo on Facebook page.


Patrol Bombing Squadron 111 (VPB-111)
PB4Y-1 Privateer
Group Pilots
Combat Aircrew Wing
Registration Card
Casualty List
Alden Pearl Anders
His rank Aviation Radioman Third Class