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Anderson Jr. , Harold Kenneth

Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Harold Kenneth Anderson Jr.

Unit/Placed in, USS New Mexico (BB-40) Battleship, United States Naval Reserve.


Harold is born approx. on 1921 in Bay Village, Ohio.

Father, Harold Anderson.

Mother, Garnet Anderson.

Sister(s), Jane Anderson.

Brother(s), James Anderson.


Harold enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 0-278008.


Harold was KIA when the USS New Mexico suddenly was attacked by kamikazes, one dropped the bombs and the other crashed midship on May 12, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, United States Aviator Badge, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/01/40a.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


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

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

USS New Mexico (BB-40) Battle Ship
Kamikaze hit
Battle damage
Shells for gun turret
United States Aviator Badge
Harold Kenneth Anderson Jr.
His rank Lieutenant Junior Grade