Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Second Class James Olin Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
James is born approx. on May 5, 1924 in Blue Ridge, Georgia.
Father, Wesley O. Anderson.
Mother, Erma Z. (Payne) Anderson.
Sister(s), Jeanette E. Anderson.
James enlisted the service in Tennessee with service number # 6415895.
James was KIA when the USS Liscome Bay was Sunk by the Japanese Sub I-175 on Nov. 25, 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.
James is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at John Floyd Anderson Cemetery,
Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia, USA.
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