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Anderson, Erwin James

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.


Thanks to,

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


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

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

Patrol Bombing Squadron 104 (VBP-104)
Airfield, Mortai
Japanese KI-61 Tony
Erwin James Anderson
His rank Aviation Radioman First Class