Rank and Name, Sergeant Goodwin Earl Anderson Jr.
Unit/Placed in, Headquarters Squadron, V Air Service Command.
The V Air Service Command would the the 5th Air Force Air Service command which was in charge of “Maintenance”.
Around the time of the loss, the 5th AF Headquarters were located on Leyte.
Goodwin is born approx. on 1919 in Nebraska.
Father, Goodwin E. Anderson.
Mother, Marjorie (Nicholson) Anderson.
Brother(s), John C. Anderson.
Spouse, Jeanne S. (Chase) Anderson.
Goodwin enlisted the service in California with service number # 39113082.
Goodwin ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-47 were,
2nd Lt. Jack T. Dyer Pilot
2nd Lt. John A. Faust Co Pilot
TSgt. James H. Helms Engineer
Sgt. George S. Dorfman Radio Operator
Sgt. Hubert E. Horndasch Passenger
Capt. Robert A. Haber Passenger
Sgt. Goodwin E. Anderson Passenger
Corp. Louis H. Kohn Passenger
Pvt. Edward I. Levine Passenger
1st Lt. Quigley H. Arnold Passenger
Goodwin died reason unknown on Dec. 7, 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Goodwin is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.cbi-history.com/part_iii_asg.html
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
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com