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Anstine, Leonard McGuire

Rank and Name, Motor Machinist’s Mate Second Class Leonard McGuire Anstine.

Unit/Placed in, USS Pompano (SS-181) Submarine, United States Navy.


Leonard is born approx. on March 30, 1920 in Buffville, Kansas.

Father, Andrew L. Anstine.

Mother, Minnie M. Anstine.

Sister(s), Margaret M. and Thelma L. Anstine.

Brother(s), Leon H. Anstine.


Leonard enlisted the service in Kansas with service number # 6281346.


Leonard died on sea, cause unknown, North off Honshu, Japan on Sep. 17, 1943, 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.


Leonard is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Neodesha Cemetery, Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/anstine-l-m.htm

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

USS Pompano SS-181 Submarine
His rank Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class