Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Walter Baggett Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Franklin (CV-13) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
William is born approx. on 2 Nov. 1922 in Georgia.
Father, Walter Baggett Sr..
Mother, Nellie Baggett.
Sister(s), Laura Baggett.
Walter enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 9347174.
Walter was KIA when the USS Franklin was bombed by a Japanese Air Plane off the Japanese coast, on March 19, 1945, 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.
walter is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
walter also got a Memorial Grave at Long Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Summertown, Emanuel County, Georgia, USA
Thanks to, https://ussfranklin.org/
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/