Rank and Name, Private First Class Richard Troy Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Lexington (CV-6) Carrier, Marine Corps.
Richard is born approx. on July 3, 1921 in Marshfield, Missouri.
Father, Lloyd L. Anderson.
Mother, Emily E. (Bennett) Anderson.
Sister(s), Lita J. Anderson.
Brother(s), Lloyd B. Robert D. James D. and Andrew W. Anderson.
Richard enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 303701.
Richard was KIA during the Battle of the Coral Sea, when the USS Lexington sunk on May 8, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Richard is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also is mentioned at the Battle of the Coral Sea Memorial Park, Cardwell, Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Greenfield Cemetery, Greenfield, Dade County, Missouri, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/02.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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com