*last update 8/7/2020

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Robert Edward Gagen was born Sept. 7, 1917 to Joseph P. and Lenora Margaret Gannon Gagen. He died July 14, 1943 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

1st Lt. Gagen served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 498th Bomb Squadron, 345th Bomb Group, Medium. He was the Air Medal and Purple Heart.

Sources: ancestry.com; abmc.gov


John Wilfred Gant was born Nov. 25, 1921 to Everett and India Ford Gant. He died Nov. 7, 1944 and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Court 3, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Petty Officer Gant served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Albacore (SS-218) which was sunk by a mine off northern Japan. He was MIA/FOD/KIA and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Warren H. Garman was born Sept. 30, 1920. He died Feb. 20, 1945 and is buried in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Porterville, CA.

Platoon Sergeant Garman served in World War II with the U.S. Marine Corps 5th Tank Battalion, 5th Marine Division and died while in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Apr 2019; updated Aug 2020

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