Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Carl Gunnard Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, Composite Squadron 39, United States Navy.
Composite Squadron VC-39 was formed in California in the fall of 1943 and assigned to the USS Liscome Bay. The unit was disbanded after the sinking.
And the number was used again in 1945, it would be a different unit.
Most of the records of the unit have been lost with the sinking off the USS Liscome Bay.
Carl is born approx. on 1922 in Sweden.
Father, Andrew Anderson.
Mother, Signie Anderson.
Sister(s), Gunhild Anderson.
All born in Sweden.
Carl enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 7251229.
Carl was KIA during the Gilbert Islands operation, when he was shot by a Enemy plane on Nov. 24, 1943, 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.
Carl is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, Rolland Swank for the Info.
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
November 24, 1943, Composite Squadron 39 (USS Liscombe Bay), Gilbert Islands operation, ANDERSON, Carl G, SEA2, 7251229, (CasCode6221) missing later declared dead,