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.
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/