Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Third Class Leonard Ole Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.
Leonard is born approx. on Dec. 17, 1923 in Beltrami, Minnesota.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Spouse, Leona L. Anderson.
Leonard enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 8699478.
Leonard was KIA when the Japanese Submarine Torpedoed the USS Indianapolis and she Sunk at the Philippine Sea on July 30, 1945, 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.
He is also Mentioned at U.S.S. Indianapolis National Memorial, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA.
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