William Robert Anderberg F2c
William Robert Anderberg
Fireman Second Class
William Robert Anderberg F2c
USS Arizona Memorial Wall
USS Arizona ROC
  • Name of Record: William Robert Anderberg
  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 393 43 08
  • Rate: F2/c (Fireman Second Class)
  • Duties: Fire and tend boilers. Operate, adjust and repair pumps.
  • Enlisted: 12 November 1940
  • Place: Portland, Oregon
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 11 January 1941
  • From: RS San Diego
  • Birth Name: William Robert Anderberg
  • Date of Birth: 29 May 1921
  • Place of Birth: Washington
  • School: Not Known
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: Linnton, Oregon
  • Next of Kin: Mr. Anton A. Anderberg - Father
  • Address: P.O. Box 6104, Linnton, Oregon
  • Parents: Anton A. Anderberg & Agda Natalia [Nathalia] Pihl Anderberg
  • 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

Service information from the Vincent J. Vlach, USN Ret., (USS Arizona Survivor & Ship's Historian) and I. B. Nease, USNR Ret., (USS Arizona Historian) Collections [privately held collections]
Other Information, Documents, and/or Photos provided by N. A. Nease, USS Arizona Historian [privately held collection]
Report of Changes: National Archives at College Park; College Park, Maryland, United States; Muster Rolls of U.S. Navy Ships, Stations, and Other Naval Activities, 01/01/1939 - 01/01/1949; Record Group: 24, Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel, 1798 - 2007; Series ARC ID: 594996; Series MLR Number: A1 135
Information researched and compiled by N. A. Nease.
May not be reprinted in any form, other than non-profit educational use, without prior written permission of the author.