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Anderson, Edward Wilson

Rank and Name, Chief Carpenters Mate Edward Wilson.

Unit/Placed in, Underwater Demolition Team 12.

Demolition Teams.

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/

https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Underwater_Demolition_Team

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

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Buried on Sea
His unit Underwater Demolition Team 12
Edward 1stl kn
His rank Chief Carpenters Mate