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Anderson, Wilbur Edward

Rank and Name, Radarman Third Class Wilbur Edward Anderton.

Unit/Placed in, USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.


Wilbur is born approx. on Aug 30, 1907 .

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

Spouse, Catherine J. Anderson.


Wilbur enlisted the service in North Carolina with service number # 8361661.


Wilbur was KIA in attack on the Japanese Navy at the Battle off Samar on Oct 24, 1944, 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.


Wilbur is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls 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 Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413)
Battle Flag
His rank Radarman Third Class