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 Gerald Leon Agin

Gerald Leon Agin

Birth
Death 30 Dec 1985 (aged 61)
Burial Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota, USA
Plot SECTION F, SITE 1957
Memorial ID 261630 · View Source
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Seaman 2nd Class Gerald L. Agin POW
Hometown: Minnesota
Service # 3288517
Awards:Prisoner of War Medal
Captain Albert H. Rooks

Ship USS Houston-CA30
Target:Battle of Sunda Strait
Loss Date: February 28, 1942
POW-Liberated - August 1945
Location:
Cause of Death Heart Attack

Gerald L. Agin appears on the USS Houston crew roster as POW. Information Including Date of Death match. Seaman Agin may have continued his career after WW2 in the Airforce.

Awarded for actions during the World War II
Seaman Second Class Gerald Leon Agin, United States Navy, was captured by the Japanese after the sinking of his ship the U.S.S. HOUSTON (CA-3), on 28 February 1942, and was interned as a Prisoner of War until his return to U.S. Military Control in 1945.
General Orders: NARA Database: Records of World War II Prisoners of War, created, 1942 - 1947
Service: Navy


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S2C, US NAVY WORLD WAR II & A1C, US AIR FORCE KOREA


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  • Maintained by: ShaneO
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 261630
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gerald Leon Agin (9 Jan 1924–30 Dec 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 261630, citing Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .