Rank and Name, Chief Carpenters Mate Edward Wilson.
Unit/Placed in, Underwater Demolition Team 12.
The Underwater Demolition Teams (UDT) were a special-purpose force established by the United States Navy during World War II. Their primary WWII function began with the reconnaissance and removal of natural or man-made obstacles on beaches prior to amphibious landings.
Edward is born approx. on 1918 in Minnesota.
Father, Edward A. Anderson.
Mother, Isabelle L. Anderson.
Brother(s), John W. Anderson.
Edward enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 8638979.
Edward was KIA was cleaning the Harbor entry during shelling and was not seen again on Feb. 17, 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.
Donald is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.navysealmuseum.org/
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