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Agent, Arlie A.

Rank and Name, Sergeant Arlie A. Agent.

Unit/placed in, 871st Bomber Squadron, 497th Bomber Group (Very Heavy).

 

Arlie was born  on 12 Nov. 1925 , Neshoba County, Missisippi.

 

Father, Lacy A. Agent.

Mother, Mary E. (Peebles) Agent.

Sisters, Evalina, Mary E., Marina G. and Dovie A. Agent.  

Brothers, James C., Grady R., Kenneth L. and Arthur D. Agent.

 

Arlie entered  the service from Cp. Shelby, Missisippi in Nov. 27, 1942 with service-number # 14151663.

 

Arlie was KIA during  the mission the plane was attacked by several German Me- BF 109 and lack of  fuel and severe damage the plane was ditched, on Jan. 28, 1945, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Air Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

Arlie’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were;

Capt. Dale W. Peterson Pilot

2nd Lt. Walter J. Graig Co Pilot

1st Lt. Frank L. Zylla Navigator/Bombardier

2nd Lt. Joseph R. Zecock Bombardier

2nd Lt. Donald B. Alexander Flight Engineer

Sgt.Arlie A. Agent Radar Operator

S/Sgt. Charlie G. Foster Radio Operator

S/Sgt. Tom B. Clark Central Fire Control/Gunner

Sgt. Tony Catrion Left Waist Gunner

Sgt. Bernard F. Sutton Right Waist Gunner

Sgt. Samuel B. Peterson Tail Gunner

Arlie is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.

Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

B-29
Airfield Saipan, Mariana Island
His rank Sergeant