Capt Edgar Clayton Boggs

Capt Edgar Clayton Boggs

Birth
Death 5 Feb 1945 (aged 26)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot SECTION 34 SITE 4676
Memorial ID 45256209 · View Source
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Edgar, who resided in Cheswold, Delaware, served as a Captain (Company Commander) of Company B, 20th Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division, U.S. Army, during World War II.

He was "Killed In Action" by a direct hit on his observation post in the Battle of Munoz, Luzon. He had served in the Army for seven years and seven months at the time of his death.

He was decorated with the "Silver Star", three Bronze Stars, and a Purple Heart.

Service # O-24060

He was originally interred in the Philippine Islands and was later repatriated here on February 16, 1949.

He also has a cenotaph in the "Lakeside Cemetery, Dover, Delaware." - "Click Here"

Husband of Valerie Brooks Boggs.

His brother, James "Caleb" Boggs, served as Governor & U.S. Senator from Delaware.
( see link below )

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 8 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 45256209
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Edgar Clayton Boggs (21 Apr 1918–5 Feb 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 45256209, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .