Anderson, Lawrence DeForest, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1943, USS Runner (SS-275)
Service Years
1942 - 1943
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ridgewood, NJ
Last Address
Ridgewood, NJ

Casualty Date
Jul 11, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 5 (cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Runner (SS-275) left on her patrol for the Kurile Islands on 27 May 1943, and was never heard from again. She may have struck an enemy mine or sunk as a result of an air/sea attack. Declared overdue and presumed lost, she was stricken from the Navy list on 30 October 1943. Lieutenant Junior Grade Anderson was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 2 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 120159

Submarine war patrols: USS Runner (SS-257) - 1st through 3rd

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.

 

   
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 
 Duty Stations
USS Runner (SS-275)
  1942-1943, USS Runner (SS-275)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 USS Runner (SS-275)
 Colleges Attended 
Yale University
  1935-1939, Yale University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  May 05, 1942, Commissioned as Ensign
  Dec 23, 2018, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial World War II Fallen
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2018, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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