Roy Eugene Boggess
|Birthplace:||Ridge Farm, Vermilion, Illinois, United States|
|Death:||Died in Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, HI, USA|
|Cause of death:||Aboard the USS Arizona|
|Place of Burial:||USS Arizona Memorial Honolulu Honolulu County Hawaii|
|Managed by:||Nathan Luke Cowdrey|
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About S.F.2c Roy E. Boggess
Shipfitter 2nd Class-US Navy World War II 1941-1945 Killed In Action Pearl Harbor
Of the crew of the Arizona 289 men survived. The ship sunk on the main water line and the firefighters had to use the water from a nearby swimming pool. Those that survived and were aboard the ship and their wives later were given the opportunity to be buried with their companions upon death, as well all those wives of the service men who perished. There was a crew of 1,553 men.
The USS Utah was hit 8 minutes before the USS Arizona which was hit at 0810 A.M.