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Anderson, Howard Lewis

Rank and Name, Chief Quartermaster Howard Lewis Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, USS Twiggs (DD-591) Destroyer, United States Navy.

 

Howard is born approx. on Aug. 19, 1918 in Allwood, Virginia.

Father, Howard M. Anderson.

Mother, Irene L. (Meador) Anderson.

Sister(s), Ruth R. Anderson.

Brother(s), William E. and Robert L. Anderson.

 

Howard enlisted the service in Virginia with service number # 2658196.

 

Howard was KIA when the USS Twiggs on picket duty near Senaga Shima, Japan sunk after it was hit by a Enemy Torpedo near on June 16, 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.

 

Howard is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/591.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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

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

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

USS Twiggs (DD-591) Destroyer
Dog Jeanie (Mascot)
Howard Lewis Anderson
His rank Chief Quartermaster