Rank and Name, Coxwain Donald Eugene Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS General Stuart Heintzelman (AP-159) American Steam Merchant, United States Navy Armed Guard.
Donald is born approx. on July 7, 1924 in Woonsocket, South Dakota.
Father, Ralph Anderson.
Mother, Mary E. (Bihain) Anderson.
Brother(s), Charles and Marvin Anderson.
Donald enlisted the service in South Dakota with service number # 7307730.
Donald was KIA when the USS General Stuart Heintzelman was torpedoed and exploded because the ammo load, in the Indian Ocean on July 14, 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.
Donald is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls 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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com