Roger W. Anderson
Sea.1c
F Division
USN
USS West Virginia
1944-1945

Roger William Anderson, Seaman 1/c, born Oct. 2, 1925, Duluth, MN, graduated high school (Denfeld) and electrical trade school, Duluth Junior College.  He joined the USN, F Div., March 9, 1944; trained at Farragut, ID; served aboard the USS Maryland (BB-46); and the USS West Virginia (BB-48).

Memorable experience was being present for the Peace Signing Treaty in Tokyo on Sept. 2, 1945.  He was discharged April 18, 1946.  Awards include the Asiatic-Pacific w/4 stars, WWII Victory Medal, Philippines Liberation w/2 stars and American Area Campaign Medal.

He and his wife Mildred live in Costa Mesa, CA.  They have three children and two grandchildren.  He retired as owner of Anderson-Howard Electric in Orange County, CA.  He enjoys fishing and boating.

Reprinted with permission from Turner Publishing


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