Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Melvin L. Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, 2nd Bomber Squadron, 22nd Bomber Group (Medium).
Melvin is born approx. on Jan. 10, 1914 in Lake Norden, South Dakota.
Father, Richard F. Anderson.
Born in Sweden.
Mother, Eleva Anderson.
Sister(s), Myrtle J. Elida M. and Velda H. Anderson.
Brother(s), Harry and Ray Anderson.
Melvin enlisted the service in South Dakota with service number # 0-421568.
Melvin died on April 1, 1942, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Melvin 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
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com