Rank and Name, Corporal Edwin Pershing Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, 3rd Armored Amphibious Battalion, Marine Corps.
Edward is born approx. on 1918 in Ohio.
Father, Harvey Anderson.
Mother, Elenor Anderson.
Sister(s), Anna Anderson.
Brother(s), Robert, Eugene and August Anderson.
Edward enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 281732.
Edwin was KIA during the landing on Peleliu on the beach leaving his lvt on Sept. 15, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal Marine Corps, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Edward is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Mentor Municipal Cemetery, Mentor, Lake County, Ohio, USA.
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