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.
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