Rank and Name, Chief Electrician’s Mate James Bernhard Annis Jr. .
Unit/Placed in, USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.
James is born approx. on June 22, 1920 in Joplin, Missouri.
Father, James B. Annis Sr.
Mother, Elizabeth P. (Griffin) Annis.
Sister(s), Jane E. Annis.
Brother(s), John J. Annis.
Spouse, Geraldine M. (Hawkins) Annin.
James enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 3421382.
James was KIA when the Japanese Submarine I-58 Torpedoed the USS Indianapolis and she Sunk at the Philippine Sea on July 30, 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.
James 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