Rank and Name, Motor Machinist’s Mate First Class James Loyal Anderson Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Spence (DD-512) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
James is born approx. on 1916 in Wisconsin.
Father, James Anderson.
Mother, Mathilda (Will) Anderson.
Sister(s), Genevieve Anderson.
Brother(s), Milton, Oliver and Francis Anderson.
James enlisted the service in Wisconsin with service number # 3058218.
James died when the USS Spence sunk in the Typhoon Cobra, Philippine Sea on Dec 18, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
James is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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