Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Third Class Dean Edward Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Dean is born approx. on No record.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Dean enlisted the service in California with service number # 6338792.
Dean was KIA when the Japanese I-175 Torpedoed the USS Liscome Bay and sunk 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.
Dean is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/rep/WDR/U.S.S.%20LISCOME%20BAY%20%28CVE-56%29,%20TORPEDO%20DAMAGE%20-%20Gilbert%20Islands,%20Central%20Pacific,%20November%2024,%201943.pdf
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