Rank and Name, Seaman Apprentice Robert Emmett Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Sims (Destroyer) DD-409, United States Navy.
Robert is born approx. on 1932 in California.
Father, John V. Anderson.
Mother, Elizabeth J. Anderson.
Sister(s), Joan V. Anderson.
Brother(s), John V. Anderson.
Robert enlisted the service in California with service number # 3830791.
Robert was KIA when the ship was hit by a Bomb strike at the Battle of Corel Sea on May 7, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Expeditionary Medal Navy, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Robert 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
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com