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SSgt James E Briggs
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SSgt James E Briggs Veteran

Birth
Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, USA
Death
4 Aug 1942 (aged 24)
Monument
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines Add to Map
Plot
Tablet of the Missing
Memorial ID
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Staff Sergeant James Ephraim Briggs, son of Ephraim and Mabel (Hanson) Briggs of Houlton, Aroostook, Maine.

Cenotaph in family plot can be found at
Find A Grave Memorial# 42539732 and reads Killed in Action in the South Pacific

26th Bomber Squadron 11th Bomber Group

Monument: Fort William McKinley, Manila, The Philippines

Last Known Status: Missing

U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Silver Star Medal

www.history.navy.mil/commemorations/midway/midway-index.htm

Find A Grave contributor patootie (#47974602) adds:

Was a B-17 gunner, assigned to 11th BG 26th BSKIA on 4 Aug 1942, flying aboard 41-9218
Staff Sergeant James Ephraim Briggs, son of Ephraim and Mabel (Hanson) Briggs of Houlton, Aroostook, Maine.

Cenotaph in family plot can be found at
Find A Grave Memorial# 42539732 and reads Killed in Action in the South Pacific

26th Bomber Squadron 11th Bomber Group

Monument: Fort William McKinley, Manila, The Philippines

Last Known Status: Missing

U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Silver Star Medal

www.history.navy.mil/commemorations/midway/midway-index.htm

Find A Grave contributor patootie (#47974602) adds:

Was a B-17 gunner, assigned to 11th BG 26th BSKIA on 4 Aug 1942, flying aboard 41-9218

Gravesite Details

Entered the service from Massachusetts.



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  • Maintained by: AuntieJ
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: Aug 8, 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56759143/james_e-briggs: accessed ), memorial page for SSgt James E Briggs (2 Jun 1918–4 Aug 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56759143, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines; Maintained by AuntieJ (contributor 47536069).