Rank and Name, Coxwain Harold Reuben Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS New Orleans (CA-32) Cruiser, United States Navy.
Harold is born approx. on 1921 in Laurel, Nebraska.
Father, Rueben D. Andersen.
Mother, Gladys O. (Hagerdorn) Anderson.
Sister(s), Dorothy and Norma Anderson.
Brother(s), Wayne P. and Robert E. Anderson.
Harold enlisted the service in Nebraska with service number # 3165584.
Harold was KIA during the Battle of Tassafaronga on Nov. 30, 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.
Harold 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