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Cpt. Edgar Clayton Boggs

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Cpt. 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

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 " Cale " Boggs, served as a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the 62nd Governor of Delaware.
( see link below )

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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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 " Cale " Boggs, served as a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the 62nd Governor of Delaware.
( see link below )

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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CAPT, 20 INF, 6 INF DIV WORLD WAR II


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