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Baggarly, Benjamin Franklin

Rank and Name, Chief Carpenters Mate Benjamin Franklin Baggarly.

Unit/Placed in, USS Lexington (CV-2) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Benjamin is born approx. on 1905 in Georgia.

Spouse, Sarah E. Baggarly.

Son, Robert Baggarly.

 

Benjamin enlisted the service in California with service number # 2675040.

 

Benjamin was KIA when the USS Lexington was bombed and sunk during the Battle of Coral Sea on May 8, 1942, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

Benjamin also is Mentioned at Battle of the Coral Sea Memorial Park, Cardwell, Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/02.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

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

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

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

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

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

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

Website,

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

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

USS Lexington (CV-2) Carrier
USS Lexington hit and burning
His rank Chief Carpenter's Mate