Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Third Class Floyd Roland Anders.
Unit/Placed in, USS Wahoo (SS-238) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.
Floyd is born approx. on April 15, 1921 in Miami, Florida.
Father, Fred L. Anders.
Mother, Minnie Anders.
Sister(s), Ruth A. Anders.
Brother(s), Ernest L. and Roy M. Anders.
Floyd enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 6342946.
Floyd was KIA when the USS Wahoo Sunk by hits from Japanese ships and aircraft in La Pérouse Strait, 11 October 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Submarine Combat Patrol Insignia, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Floyd is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/08/08238.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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com