Rank and Name, Fireman First Class Robert Francis Andren.
Unit/Placed in, USS Sims (Destroyer) DD-409, United States Navy.
Robert is born approx. on 1920 in New York.
Father, Charles N. Andren.
Born in Sweden.
Born in Ireland.
Sister(s), Olga Andren.
Brother(s), Joseph C. Andren.
Robert enlisted the service in New York with service number # 2235175.
Robert was KIA when the USS Sims was hit by a Bomb strike at the Battle of Corel Sea on May 7, 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.
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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com