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Anderson, Claud J.

Rank and Name, Chief Water Tender Claud J. Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, USS Twiggs (dd-591) Destroyer, United States Navy.


Claud is born approx. on Oct. 21, 1916 in Gillespie, Illinos.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

Spouse, Florence M. Anderson.

Son, Claud J. Anderson


Claud enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 3368192.


Claud was KIA when the USS Twiggs sunk after it was hit by a Enemy Torpedo and the plane on June 16, 1945, 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.


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

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie, Macoupin County, Illinois, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/591.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

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

USS Twiggs (DD-591) Destroyer
Mascote Jeanie
His rank Chief Watertender