Rank and Name, Seaman First Class John Bascombe Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Franklin (CV-13) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
John is born approx. on Aug. 3, 1924 in Mars Hill, North Carolina.
Father, John C. Anderson.
Mother, Thelma (Clouse) Anderson.
John enlisted the service in North Carolina with service number # 9313636.
John was KIA when the USS Franklin was bombed by a Japanese Air Plane on March 19, 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.
John is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, https://ussfranklin.org/
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