Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman First Class Edward James Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron 104 (VBP-104).
Edward is born approx. on 1921 in Minnesota.
Father, Herman M. Anderson.
Mother, Gena E. (Gunvalson) Anderson.
Brother(s), Gordon J. Anderson.
Edward enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 3287360.
Edward ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PB4Y-2 were,
Ens. James M. Wimberly Co Pilot
Arm1. Erwin J. Anderson Radio Operator
Amm3. James Diachin Tailgunner
Aom2. William Forrest Bow Turret
Lt. Maurice Hill Pilot
Aom1. Thomas E. McKenzie Bombardier
Amm3. Kenneth A. Waddle Bell Gunner
Edward was KIA when they were attacked by 2 Japanese K61 “Tony’s” on Nov. 11, 1944, 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.
Edward 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