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Appelgate, Wallace Raymond

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Wallace Raymond Applegate.

Unit/Placed in, USS Boise (CL-47) Cruiser, United States Navy.


Wallace is born approx. on 1923 in Montana.

Father, Devere R. Applegate.

Mother, Mabel G. (Nordahl) Applegate.

Sister(s), Leona E. Applegate.

Brother(s), Arthur R. and Clair L. Applegate.


Wallace enlisted the service in Washington with service number # 3934806.


Wallace was KIA when the USS Boise as part of Task Force came under fire from various Japanese Navy vessels and being hit with Gun and Shell Fire several times, during the Battle of Cape Esperance on 11/12 Oct. 1942/died on,  he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Wallace is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/04/047/04047.htm


Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Buried on Sea
USS Boise (CL-47) Cruiser
Shelling the coast
War damage
War damage
Japanese 8 inch Shell
His rank Seaman Second Class