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Andersen, Frederick Merton

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Frederick Merton Andersen.

Unit/Placed in, USS Kitkun Bay (CVE-71) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Frederick is born approx. on 1926 in Minnesota.

Father, Otto Andersen.

Born in Denmark.

Mother, Eleanora Andersen.

Sister(s), Evelyn and Elsie D. Andersen.

Brother(s), Melvin L. Clifford C. and Everett Andersen.

 

Frederick enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 3293144.

 

Frederick was KIA when they had a serious air attacks on the convoy, 1 Kamikaze Fighter crashed midship and cost lot of Damage on Jan. 8, 1945, 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.

 

Frederick is (later) buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/03/071.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,

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

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

Buried on Sea
USS Kitkun Bay (CVE-71) Carrier
Bomb Body from attack sooner
Japanese nakajima-ki-43-oscar
His rank Seaman First Class