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Marine Gunner Angus R Goss

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Marine Gunner Angus R Goss

Birth
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Death 20 Jul 1943 (aged 33)
Western, Solomon Islands
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Plot D Row 10 Grave 189
Memorial ID 56775782 View Source
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Member, 1st Marine Raider Division
Killed in action on the island of New Georgia.
Hero of the Battle of Tulagi (August 7-10, 1942)
Awarded:
Navy Cross (US)
Conspicuous Gallantry Medal (UK)

The U.S.S. Goss, a destroyer escort, was named in his memory by the U.S. Navy.

The Angus Goss Memorial Pool, a public aquatic facility, was established in his memory by the City of Tampa.

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  • Maintained by: TampAGS
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56775782
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56775782/angus-r-goss : accessed ), memorial page for Marine Gunner Angus R Goss (8 Jan 1910–20 Jul 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56775782, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by TampAGS (contributor 47251192) .