Rank and Name, Signalman Third Class Clarence Bernhardt Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Edsall (DD-219) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Clarence is born approx. on no record in New Jersey.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Clarence enlisted the service in California with service number # 2283118.
Clarence was KIA when the USS Edsall was came to pick up the survivors from the Tanker Pecos and got shelled by various Japanese vessels and planes on March 1, 1942, 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.
Clarence is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/219.htm
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