ANDERSON, Charles Titus - CM2/c USN - California

Charles Titus Anderson CM2c
Charles Titus Anderson
Carpenter's Mate Second Class
Charles Titus Anderson CM2c
USS Arizona Memorial Wall
USS Arizona ROC
  • Name of Record: Charles Titus Anderson
  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 382 11 74
  • Rate: CM2/c (Carpenter's Mate Second Class)
  • Duties: Use hand and power tools. Take charge of ship ventilation, painting, watertight control, drainage. Understand shoring and drydocking.
  • Enlisted: 10 October 1939
  • Place: Los Angeles, California
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 20 December 1939
  • From: NTS San Diego
  • Birth Name: Charles Titus Anderson
  • Date of Birth: 23 March 1921
  • Place of Birth: Evansville, Indiana
  • School: Not Known
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: Elsinore, California
  • Next of Kin: Mr. and Mrs. Charles S Anderson - Parents
  • Address: 625 N. Main St., Elsinore, California
  • Parents: Charles S. Anderson & Coraetta [Cora Etta] Trent Anderson
  • 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

Photo and 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.