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CPL John Marion Bagwell Jr.

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CPL John Marion Bagwell Jr.

Birth
Holt, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, USA
Death 15 Oct 1942 (aged 22)
Central Luzon, Philippines
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Plot N Row 6 Grave 86
Memorial ID 7277881 View Source
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John enlisted January 1941 in San Francisco. He was stationed on the island of Bataan before the war broke out. He was forced to participate in the March of Bataan.
Imprisoned and died at Camp Cabanatuan, Central Luzon, Philippines. It was reported to the family that John died of malaria, dysentery and starvation.
http://philippine-defenders.lib.wv.us/html/cabanatuan.html

John was a Corporal in the U.S. Army Air Forces 34th Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group and served as a mechanic.
Son of John M. Bagwell and Jettie Beatrice Switzer Bagwell (stepson to Mina Lois Clement Bagwell). Brother of Jessie Beatrice Findlay; Elsie May Woolery; Alva Lewis Bagwell; Ethel Lois Brummet; Richard Earl Bagwell.


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CPL, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details Entered the service from California.


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  • Maintained by: Bagwell
  • Originally Created by: Bryn
  • Added: 20 Mar 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7277881
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7277881/john-marion-bagwell : accessed ), memorial page for CPL John Marion Bagwell Jr. (5 Feb 1920–15 Oct 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7277881, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Bagwell (contributor 46587535) .