- Published: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Written by Administrator
Delbert Jake Anderson
Boatswain's Mate Second Class
D. J. ANDERSON
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 328 47 13
- Rate: BM2/c (Boatswain's Mate Second Class)
- Duties: Work with canvas and hoisting with block and tackle. Handle rope, wire, and anchor chain. Handle power and sail boats. Steer ship and chart courses. Direct salvage.
- Enlisted: 18 May 1937
- Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Training: NTS Great Lakes
- Onboard USS Arizona: 19 September 1937
- Date of Birth: 26 August 1917
- Place of Birth: Minnesota
- Hometown / State on December 1941: Dilworth, Minnesota
- Next of Kin: Mr. Edwin Sigfried Anderson - Father
- Address: Dilworth, Minnesota
- Brother: Twin brother - John Delmar Anderson, USS Arizona Survivor
- Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
- Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal
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