Rank and Name, Private First Class Edwin Joseph Andresen.
Unit/Placed in, 307th Infantry Regiment, 77th Infantry Division “Statue of Liberty “.
Edwin is born approx. on March 22, 1912 in Davenport, Iowa.
Spouse, Bernice L. (Kollerann) Andresen.
Sons, Ronald F. and Edwin J. Andresen.
Edwin enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 37691034.
Edwin died of wounds sustained during the transport to Owa-Jima on Fe.24, 1945, he is honored with a Combat Infantry Badge, Marksman Ship Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Edwin is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Thanks to, http://77thinfdivroa.org/aboutus/History.html
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
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com