Rank and Name, Fireman Third Class Venoy Merrill Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Hammann (DD-412) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Venoy is born approx. on June 5, 1918 in Ephraim, Utah.
Father, Merrill J. Anderson.
Mother, Anna K. (Christensen) Anderson.
Born in Denmark.
Sister(s), Bernita M. Valear B. Loretta M. Anderson.
Brother(s), Adrian Anderson.
Venoy enlisted the service in Utah with service number # 6600509.
Venoy was KIA when the ship was Torpedoed and Sunk, on June 5, 1942, 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.
Venoy is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/412.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