Anderson, Dale William, LT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
00X-Unknown NOC/Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1949-1952, VP-47 Golden Swordsmen
Service Years
1940 - 1952

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Corpus Christi, TX
Last Address
Corpus Christi, Texas

Casualty Date
Dec 26, 1952
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Pacific Ocean
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8 (Cenotaph)

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 Unofficial Badges 

 Tributes from Members  
From Wayne Bancroft posted by Short, Diane (TWS Admin) (Ruth, Harding), SA 5993 
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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
VP-47 Golden Swordsmen
  1949-1952, VP-47 Golden Swordsmen
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1952 Korean War
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Nov 25, 1940, Reserve Service Entry Date
  Nov 16, 1943, Commissioned Ensign
  Jan 01, 1949, Promoted to LT
  Dec 21, 2017, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lieutenant Anderson was a crew member of a PBM-5S Catalina patrol bomber with Patrol Squadron 47. On December 26, 1952, while conducting an anti-submarine patrol over Korean waters, one of his aircraft engines malfunctioned and the aircraft crashed, killing 10 of the 14 seamen on board.  His remains were not recovered.
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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Korean War FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Korean War Fallen
  2013, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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