Bogert, Robert William, AMM3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary Designator/NEC
AMM-0000-Aviation Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Machinist's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1944, AMMF-0000, USS Franklin (CV-13)
Service Years
1942 - 1944
AMM-Aviation Machinist's Mate

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Rutherford, NJ
Last Address
81 Washington Place
Rutherford, NJ
(Parents~William Randolph Boger & Gladys Bogert)

Casualty Date
Oct 24, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Pacific
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Sibuyan Sea
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Wall of the Missing (Cenotaph)

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 Duty Stations
VT-13USS Franklin (CV-13)
  1943-1944, AMMF-0000, VT-13
  1944-1944, AMMF-0000, USS Franklin (CV-13)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Sibuyan Sea
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Serial Number 225-25-46
  Feb 10, 2018, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
THE AIRCRAFT WAS SHOT DOWN BY ANTI-AIRCRAFT FIRE ON 24 OCTOBER 1944, IN THE SIBUYAN SEA, DURING THE SECOND BATTLE OF THE PHILIPPINE SEA.
   
Comments/Citation

 
Name of Award
Distiguished Flying Cross 
Years Awarded
1944
Details behind Awards:
Awarded for actions during the World War II
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) to Aviation Machinist's Mate Second Class Robert William Bogert (NSN: 2252546), United States Navy, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a turret gunner of a carrier based Torpedo bomber plane which carried out a determined torpedo attack resulting in a direct torpedo hit on an enemy battleship on 24 October 1944. His skill and courage were at all times in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
Action Date: October 24, 1944
Service: Navy
Rank: Aviation Machinist's Mate Second Class
Squadron: Torpedo Squadron 13 (VT-13)
Ship: USS Franklin (CV-13)
   
 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryWW II Memorial National Registry
  2013, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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