Rank and Name, Private First Class Verden Golden Andrews.
Unit/Placed in, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines (C-Comp), United States Marine Corps.
Verden is born approx. on Aug. 30, 1920 in Black Oak, Arkansas.
Father, Sam Andrews.
Mother, Minnie Andrews.
Sister(s), Irene and Mildred Andrews.
Brother(s), Frank and Erby Andrews.
Verden enlisted the service in Arkansas with service number # 280085.
Verden was KIA during the fights with the Japanese for the occupation on Corregidor Island on Jan. 2, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Verden is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
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