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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/