ANDERSON, Donald William - SM3/c USN - Oregon

Donald William Anderson SM3c

Donald William Anderson SM3c

Donald William Anderson

Signalman Third Class

Donald William Anderson SM3c

Memorial Wall

  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 393 27 18
  • Rate: SM3/c (Signalman Third Class)
  • Duties: Stand signal watch on bridge. Identify flags. Use blinker, searchlight and semaphore. Use range finder, searchlights, signal apparatus.
  • Enlisted: 13 July 1938
  • Place: Portland, Oregon
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 2 January 1939
  • From: NTS San Diego
  • Date of Birth: 16 October 1920
  • Place of Birth: Oregon
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: Portland, Oregon
  • Next of Kin: Mr. William H. Anderson - Father
  • Address: 319 Pittlock Block, Portland, Oregon
  • 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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