Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Leonard Leo Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Quincy (CA-39) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Leonard is born approx. on July 27, 1921 in Hawarden, Iowa.
Father, Oscar Anderson.
Born in Sweden.
Mother, Minnie (Nelson) Anderson.
Leonard enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 6201395.
Leonard was KIA during the Battle of Savo Islands when the USS Quincy sunk on Aug. 9, 1942, 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.
Leonard 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