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.
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