Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Anton Elliot Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, Bombing Squadron 104 (VB-104), United States Naval Reserve.
Anton is born approx. on April 4, 1919 in Minnesota.
Father, Endre B. Anderson.
Mother, E. R. Anderson.
Brother(s), Einar B. Anderson.
Anton enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 0-114932.
Anton ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PB4Y-1 were,
LtJg. Anton E. Anderson Commander
Lt. Martin O. Andrews Jr. First Pilot
Lt. James C. Parker Co Pilot
Amm1c. Don E. Pate Plane Captain
Amm2c. Harry W. Pierson Engineer
Aom3c. Edward B. Healy Waist Gunner
Ar1c. David Solari Radio Operator
Aom1c. Melbert M. Wienschenk Bow Gunner
Amm1c. Robert F. Flack Ball Turret Gunner
Amm1c. John M. Nicolas Tail Gunner
Anton was KIA on a search mission they spotted a enemy vessel, but they returned fire and severe damaged them on March 9, 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.
Anton is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/pb4y-1/32069.html
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