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Anderson, Phillip Edward

Rank and Name, Torpedoman’s Mate Third Class Phillip Edward Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, USS Tang SS-306 (Submarine), United States Navy.


Edward is born approx. on Aug. 27, 1925 in Michigan.

Grandmother, Mary Anderson.

Born in Sweden.

Sister(s), Virginia and Joyce M. Anderson.

Brother(s), Martin C. Anderson.

Spouse, Marion (Scotland) Anderson.


Edward enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 6223675.


Edward was KIA during the attack on a Convoy the USS Tang probably sunk by a circular run of own torpedo by Formosa Strait on Oct. 25, 1944, 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.


Edward is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/anderson-p-e.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 Tang (SS-306) Submarine
Battle Damage
Phillip Edward Anderson
His rank Torpedo man's Mate Third Class