Anders, Donald William, RM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
RM-0000-Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radioman
Primary Unit
1944-1944, RM-0000, USS Escolar (SS-294)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
RM-Radioman

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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Baltimore, MD
Last Address
1331 Pentwood Rd
Baltimore, MD

Casualty Date
Oct 17, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

The USS Escolar (SS-294) set out on her first war patrol on 18 September 1944. On 30 September she reported attacking a small surface ship. Her last communication was on 17 October 1944. There are no records to indicate she was attacked and it has been presumed that she struck a mine and sunk. Radioman 3rd Class Anders was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 14 November 1945.
   
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Service number: 8264807

Submarine war patrols: USS Escolar (SS-294) - 1st

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Date
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Last Updated:
Dec 15, 2018
   
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Name: Donald William Anders
Race: White
Age: 20
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Birth Date: 27 Nov 1922
Residence Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Registration Date: 1942
Employer: Penna Railroad Freight Station
Weight: 175
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Blonde
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Raymond Anders

   
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