Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman First Class Norman Ernest Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, Torpedo Squadron 15 USS Essex.
Norman is born approx. on May 11, 1925 in Ossining, New York.
Father, Carl J. Anderson.
Born in Sweden.
Mother, Elsa G. (Lindblom) Anderson.
Sister(s), Audrey C. and Idris Anderson.
Brother(s), Nils Anderson.
Norman enlisted the service in New York with service number # 6461291.
Norman was KIA When they were hit by Antiaircraft and made a water landing, Pilot and Gunner Survived on, Oct. 24, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Norman 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