Rank and Name, Hospital Apprentice Robert Stanley Andersen
Unit/Placed in, Medical unit (on White Beach, Peleliu 1944).
The Marines had no own Hospital staff, so they used staff from the Army or else,
In the landings on white Beach (Peleliu 1944) Robert was wounded and send to the
USS Lafaytte (Attack Transport) were he passed away, and was Buried on Sea.
Robert is born approx. on 1923 in Illinois.
Father, Harry P. Andersen(son).
Mother, Meta G. Andersen(son).
Parents born in Denmark.
Brother(s), Harry G. Andersen(son).
Robert enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 8520782.
Robert was KIA giving aid on Peleliu (White Beaches 1944) to the 1st Marines, got wounded and died on the USS Fayette on Sep. 20, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary 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