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Anderson Jr, Edwin Tweatt

Rank and Name, Fireman Second Class Edwin Thweatt Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, USS Emmons (DD-457), Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Edwin is born approx. on July 25, 1926 in Farmville, Virginia.

Father, Edwin T. Anderson.

Mother, Mazie F. (Southall) Anderson.

Brother(s), Paul B. Anderson.

 

Edwin enlisted the service in Virginia with service number # 7827181.

 

Edwin was KIA when the USS Emmons was attacked by various (5) kamikazes and sunk on April 6, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Westview Cemetery, Farmville, Prince Edward County, Virginia, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/11/0922.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,

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

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

USS Emmons (DD-457) Destroyer
His rank Fireman Second Class