Rank and Name, Fireman First Class Norman Joseph Ankerbrandt.
Unit/Placed in, USS LCS (L3)-15, Landing Craft Support.
Norman is born approx. on Sep. 11, 1914.
Adopted by, Lena Ankerbrandt.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Norman enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 9492789.
Norman was KIA when the LCS(L)(3)-15 was attacked and sunk by a Kamikaze on April 22, 1945, 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.
Norman is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Saint Marys Cemetery, Mount Carmel, Wabash County, Illinois, USA.
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