Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Sam General Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.
Sam is born approx. on 1925 in Tennessee.
Father, Sam Anderson.
Mother, Maggie D. Anderson.
Sister(s), Bonnie M. Anderson.
Brother(s), Joe S. and T.J. Anderson.
Sam enlisted the service in Tennessee with service number # 9768677.
Sam was KIA when the Japanese Submarine Torpedoed the USS Indianapolis and she Sunk at the Philippine Sea on July 30, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Sam 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 U.S.S. Indianapolis National Memorial, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA.
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