Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Aron Lowry Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Honolulu (CL-45) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.
Aron is born approx. on 1926 in Tennessee.
Father, Amos Anderson.
Mother, Omia Anderson.
Sister(s), Gladys Anderson.
Brother(s), Robert and Kenneth Anderson.
Aron enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 8627010.
Aron was KIA when the USS Houston wat hit by a torpedo from a Plane on Oct. 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.
Aron is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He Also has a Memorial Grave at Nashville National Cemetery, Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA.
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
October 20, 1944, USS Honolulu, Leyte Landings, ANDERSON, Aron L, 8627010, (CasCode121) killed in combat, dd October 20, 1944 (bp/3),