Robert Leroy Anders


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ANDERS, Robert Leroy

Robert Leroy Anders was born on June 10th 1941. His hometown was Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

Mr. Anders enlisted in the U.S. Navy on April 1st 1965. He served as a Unrestricted Line Officer (Surface Warfare) in his 3 years of service in the Navy. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant (LT).

LT Anders arrived in Vietnam and was assigned to Coastal Surveillance Center (Vung Tau), Coastal Surveillance Force, Task Force 115 (TF-115), U.S. Naval Forces Vietnam (USNAVFORV). He was killed while serving in action in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam on February 2, 1969.

He earned the following merits for his service:

★ Combat Action Ribbon,

★ National Defense Service Medal,

★ Vietnam Campaign Medal,

★ Vietnam Service Medal,

★ Navy Presidential Unit Citation,

★ Vietnam Gallantry Cross,

★ Navy Good Conduct Medal, -and-

★ Navy Expeditionary Medal,

His name is listed on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.


Albert J. Amatuzio Research Center | Veterans Memorial Hall (

Vietnam Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Fold3

LT Robert Leroy Anders (1941-1969) - Find a Grave Memorial

U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1970 -

Robert Leroy Anders : Lieutenant from Minnesota, Vietnam War Casualty (


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