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Boggs, Edgar Clayton

Rank and Name, Captain Edgar Clayton Boggs.

Unit/Placed in, 20th Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division.

 

Edgar was born approx. on April 21, 1918 in Delaware.

 

Father, Edgar J. Boggs (1958).

Mother, Lettie D. Boggs (Vaughn) ( 1971).

Brothers, James C. (1993), Calvin J. Boggs (1993).

 

Edgar enlisted  the service at Delaware with serial number # O-24060.

 

Edgar was a (Comp. B Commander) in the 20th Infantry Regiment.

 

Edgar was KIA when his Observation Post got hit by a enemy shell on Luzon, on Feb 5, 1945, he is honored with a Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Edgar is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington County, Virginia.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Lakeside Cemetery

Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA.

 

Thanks to http://www.1-20infantry.org/ 6th http://6thinfantry.com/

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

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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

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

20th Infantry Regiment
6th Infantry Division
Beach Landings Luzon
Battle for Luzon
Surrender Japanese Surrender Northern Luzon 9-9-1945
His rank Captain