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Andersen, Robert Stanley

Rank and Name, Hospital Apprentice Robert Stanley Andersen.

Unit/Placed in, Medical unit (on White Beach, Peleliu 1944).

First Aid

The Marines had no own Hospital staff, so they used staff from the Army or else,

In the landings on white Beach (Peleliu 1944) Robert was wounded and send to the

USS Lafaytte (Attack Transport) were he passed away, and was Buried on Sea.

 

Robert is born approx. on 1923 in Illinois.

Father, Harry P. Andersen(son).

Mother, Meta G. Andersen(son).

Parents born in Denmark.

Brother(s), Harry G. Andersen(son).

 

Robert enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 8520782.

 

Robert was KIA giving aid on Peleliu (White Beaches 1944) to the 1st Marines, got wounded and died on the USS Fayette on Sep. 20, 1944, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/03/03043.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
Peleliu Landings 1944
White Beaches 1944
White Beaches 1944
White Beaches 1944
Landings
Headstone right side tells he was a Marine (no)
His rank Hospital Apprentice