Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Robert Adair Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Arizona (BB-39) Battleship, United States Navy.
Robert is born approx. on Oct. 12, 1920 in Missouri.
Father, James Anderson.
Born in Scotland.
Mother, Josephine Anderson.
Born in England.
Sister(s), Josephine, Alexina and Jane Anderson.
Brother(s), James and George Anderson.
Robert enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 3421020.
Robert was KIA during the Japanese Air Raid on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, 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.
Robert is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He is also mentioned and buried at the USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Mount Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/01/39a.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