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Anderson, Benjamin Winfred

Rank and Name, Aviation Ordnanceman First Class Benjamin Winfred Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron 109 (VPB-109).


Benjamin is born approx. on Oct. 27, 1921 in Oregon.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

Spouse, Nancy J. Anderson.


Benjamin enlisted the service in Maryland with service number # 2583492.


Benjamin ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PB4Y were,

Lt.Jg.            John H. Herron

Lt.Jg.            Charles M. Henderson

Ensign.         Nelson T. O’Brian

Amm1c.        Robert J. Bennington

Aom1c.         Benjamin W. Anderson

Arm2c         Raymond W. Deflin

Arm2c.         Andrew W. Piscopo

Amm3c.        Clarence H. Ziehlke

Aom3c.         Paul J. Graham

Aom3c.         Richard C. Vancitters

S2c.             Durgin R. Aern


Benjamin was KIA When they not returned from the Patrol on Feb. 14, 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.


Benjamin is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to,

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


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

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

Patrol Bombing Squadron 109 (VPB-109)
Consolidated PB4Y Privateer
Kaneohe Naval Air Station
His rank Aviation Ordnanceman First Class