Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Lawrence Deforest Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Runner (SS-275) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.
Lawrence is born approx. on May 13, 1917 in Albany, New York.
Father, Roger H. Anderson.
Mother, R. M. (De Forest) Anderson.
Brother(s), Joseph C. Anderson.
Lawrence enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 0-120159.
Lawrence was KIA when the USS Runner sunk by (probably) a mine on July 11, 1943, 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.
Lawrence is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts 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