Anderson, Dale William, LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary Designator/NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1949-1952, VP-47 Golden Swordsmen
Service Years
1940 - 1952
Lieutenant Lieutenant

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Corpus Christi, TX
Last Address
Corpus Christi, Texas

Casualty Date
Dec 26, 1952
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
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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 Tributes from Members  
From Wayne Bancroft posted by Short, Diane (TWS Chief Admin, Ruth, Harding), SA 3429  
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 Duty Stations
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 Association Memberships
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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