Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Richard Pershing Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Bush (DD-529) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Richard is born approx. on Sep. 23, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois.
Father, Harry Anderson.
Mother, Orabelle (Lenhart) Anderson.
Richard enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 0-164127.
Richard was KIA when the USS Bush was Sunk by Kamikaze Planes, on April 6, 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.
Richard is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.ussbush.com/
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