CM2c Charles Titus Anderson​

CM2c Charles Titus Anderson

Charles Titus Anderson was born on March 23, 1921, in Evansville, Indiana, to Charles S. Anderson, a steel worker, and Coraetta Trent Anderson, a homemaker.

By 1930, the family had moved to San Jacinto in Riverside County, California. The 1940 Census showed the family living in nearby Elsinore. Mr. Anderson finished high school before enlisting in the Navy on Oct. 10, 1939.

He was a carpenter’s mate and petty officer second class on the U.S.S. Arizona when he was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941.

CM2c Charles Titus Anderson with brother Trent

 Charles with his brother Trent in 1941.
CM2c Charles Titus Anderson​

Sources: Indiana birth certificate; Census; Navy muster roll. This profile was researched and written on behalf of the U.S.S. Arizona Mall Memorial at the University of Arizona.
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