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ANDERSON, Delbert Jake - BM2/c USN - Minnesota

Delbert Jake Anderson BM2c

Delbert Jake Anderson BM2c

Delbert Jake Anderson

Boatswain's Mate Second Class

Delbert Jake Anderson BM2c

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 328 47 13
  • Rate: BM2/c (Boatswain's Mate Second Class)
  • Duties: Work with canvas and hoisting with block and tackle. Handle rope, wire, and anchor chain. Handle power and sail boats. Steer ship and chart courses. Direct salvage.
  • Enlisted: 18 May 1937
  • Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Training: NTS Great Lakes
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 19 September 1937
  • Date of Birth: 26 August 1917
  • Place of Birth: Minnesota
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: Dilworth, Minnesota
  • Next of Kin: Mr. Edwin Sigfried Anderson - Father
  • Address: Dilworth, Minnesota
  • Brother: Twin brother - John Delmar Anderson, USS Arizona Survivor
  • Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
  • Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal

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