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John Taylor Agee
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1922, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1999
Virginia, USA

John Agee enlisted in the Army on October 29, 1942 in Richmond, VA.

He volunteered for parachutist duty and was sent to camp Blanding, FL where the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment had just been activated.

Following basic training at Camp Blanding and Jump School at Ft Benning, GA the regiment transferred to Camp Mackall, NC fore advanced training. The 508th shipped overseas in late December 1943.

Already promoted to a Sergeant, John jumped into Normandy on June 6, 1944 - D-Day. He was awarded a Bronze Campaign Star to be worn on the Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal for participation in Normandy assault
 
 
Burial:
Virginia Memorial Park
Forest
Bedford County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1 Lot 126C Site 1
 
Created by: Dick ODonnell
Record added: Jul 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73618204
John Taylor Agee
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 Added: Feb. 9, 2012

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 Added: Oct. 19, 2011
 
 
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