Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate First Class Orville Walter Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Barbel (SS-316) Submarine, United States Navy.
Orville is born approx. on Oct. 6, 1915 in Brandon, South Dakota.
Father, Carl O. Anderson.
Mother, Lillie E. Anderson.
Brother(s), Milton C. and Chester R. Anderson.
Orville enlisted the service in South Dakota with service number # 3165863.
Orville was KIA when the USS Barbel was Attacked by a Japanese Airplane was hit and Sunk on Feb. 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.
Orville is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He Also has a Memorial Grave at Hills of Rest Memorial Park, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, 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