Agee, Willie Gray, Ck3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
CH-0000-Cook
Last Rating/NEC Group
Cook
Primary Unit
1943-1944, CH-0000, USS Essex (CV-9)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
Ck-Cook

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Shiloh, AL
Last Address
Shiloh, AL

Casualty Date
Nov 25, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Buried at Sea, Pacific Ocean
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity

In November 1945, USS Essex (CV-9) delivered attacks on Manila and the northern Philippine Islands during November. On 25 November, for the first time in her far-ranging operations and destruction to the enemy, Essex received damage. A kamikaze hit the port edge of her flight deck landing among planes gassed for takeoff causing extensive damage, killing 15, and wounding 44. CK3 Agee was among the men killed. He was buried at sea by his shipmates.
   
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Service number: 8318766

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Recruit Training (Norfolk, VA)
 Duty Stations
USS Essex (CV-9)
  1943-1944, CH-0000, USS Essex (CV-9)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Air Strikes on Marcus and Wake Islands
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation/Battle of Tarawa
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 01, 1944, Promoted to CK3
  Apr 06, 2019, General Photos1
 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorUnited States Navy Memorial World War II Fallen
The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2019, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2019, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  2019, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2019, World War II Fallen
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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