Rank and Name, Chief Boatswain Mate Randers Hassa Andersen.
Unit/Placed in, USS Sims (DD-409) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Randers is born approx. on Nov. 10, 1912 in Wyoming.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Randers enlisted the service in Utah with service number # 3681314.
Randers was KIA when the ship was hit and sunk by a Bomb strike at the Battle of Corel Sea on May 7, 1942, 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.
Randers is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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