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Anderson, Thomas Martin

Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Thomas Martin Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, USS Pringle (DD-477) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.


Thomas is born approx. on Nov. 30, 1925 in Ashland, Oregon.

Father, Christian G. Anderson.

Mother, Ida E. (Hawken) Anderson.

Sister(s), Shirley E. and Helen R. Anderson.


Thomas enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # 6657555.


Thomas was KIA when on radar picket the USS Pringle was attacked by various Kamikazes, Hit and sunk on April 16, 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.


Thomas is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to,

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

USS Pringle (DD-477) Destroyer
His rank Gunner's Mate Third Class