Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Eric John Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS San Francisco (CA-38) Cruiser, United States Navy.
Eric is born approx. on 1917 in no record.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Eric enlisted the service in Nebraska with service number # 3166795.
Eric was KIA when the USS San Francisco was under fire in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on Nov. 13, 1942, 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.
Eric 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