Rank and Name, Captain John Allan Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 244 (VMSB-244) “Bombing Banshees”.
John is born approx. on 1923 in Minnesota.
Father, Axel W. Anderson.
Mother, Ethel M. Anderson.
Sister(s), Catherine C. Anderson.
John enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 0-013523.
John was KIA when he was attacked by Japanese Planes on May 17, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://missingmarines.com/by-name/able/
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