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Anderson, Orton Keith

Rank and Name, Radioman Third Class Orton Keith Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, USS Morrison (DD-56) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.


Orton is born approx. on Aug. 6, 1925 in Washington.

Father, Carl H. Anderson.

Mother, Mildred L. Anderson.

Sister(s), Helen B. Anderson.


Orton enlisted the service in Washington with service number # 3866253.


Orton was KIA when the ship was attacked and Hit by a Kamikaze on May 4, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Orton is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Odd Fellows Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Tumwater, Thurston County, Washington, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/560.htm

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

USS Morrison (DD-560) Destroyer
Kamikazes. Okinawa
USS Morrison painting
Location wreck
His rank Radioman Third Class