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Baggese, Marcos Anthony

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Marcos Anthony Baggese.

Unit/Placed in, 17th Squadron, 71st Reconnaissance Group.


Marcos is born approx. on 9 Aug. 1917 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Father, Antony G. Baggese.

Mother, Anna E. Baggese.

Parents born in Italy.

Brother(s), Marcos A. Baggese.


Marcos enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 0-689185.


Marcos Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25  were,

2nd Lt.          Howard C. Wood               Pilot

2nd Lt.          Marcos a. Baggese             Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Robert C. Hagerstrohm       Observer

Sgt.              Virgil C. Harrelson             Engineer/Gunner

SSgt.            Frank J. Brunk                 Radio Operator/Gunner

Sgt.              Robert E. Bodi                  Photographer/Gunner

Marcos was KIA when they were shot by Anti-Aircraft Fire from the Ships and crashed in the water on 8 June 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross,  Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/units/usaaf/71trg/17trs.html


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


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

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

71st Reconnaissance Group
71st Reconnaissance Group
North American B-25 Mitchell
(former) Dreger Airfield, Finschafen
His rank 2nd Lieutenant