Rank and Name, Ensign Gordon Lee Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Gordon is born approx. on Feb. 14, 1913 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Father, Clarence E. Anderson.
Mother, Dillie A. Anderson.
Spouse, Eileen F. Anderson.
Son, Phillip L. Anderson.
Gordon enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 0-318698.
Gordon was KIA when the USS Ommaney Bay was Struck by kamikaze aircraft, and scuttled on Jan. 4, 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.
Gordon 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 Lake Cemetery, Lamar Heights, Barton County, Missouri, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/03/079.htm
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