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Anderson Jr. , John Norman

Rank and Name, Lieutenant John Norman Anderson Jr .

Unit/Placed in, Bombing Squadron 306 (VB-306), United States Naval Reserve.


John is born approx. on 1915 in New Jersey.

Father, John G. Anderson.

Mother, Gertrude Anderson.

Sister(s), Margaret R. Anderson.

Spouse, Joan E. Anderson.


John enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 0-112606.


John ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a SBD were,

Arm2.          William G. Lumley             Gunner/Etc


John was KIA when the plane was (probably) hit by Anti Aircraft over the Hospital Ridge over Rabaul on May 17, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, 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 Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to,

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

Bombing Squadron 306 (VB-306)
Douglas SBD Dauntless
Piva Airstrip, Bougainville, as it was in 1944.
His rank Lieutenant