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Rank and Name, Cook Third Class Willie Gray Agee.
Unit/placed in, USS Essex (CV-9) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Willie was born in 1924 in Alabama.
Father, Chopie Agee.
Mother, Lizzie Agee.
Sisters, Clemmie, Iline, Armanda, Cinthy and Illinois Agee.
Brothers, Thomas G., Manuel, Elbert and Amos Agee.
Willie entered the service from Alabama with service-number # 8318766.
Willie was KIA when a Kamikaze hit the USS Essex deck, on Nov. 25, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Willie is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
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