S.F.2c Roy E. Boggess

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Roy Eugene Boggess

Birthdate:
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
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas C. Boggess and Roxaline Boggess

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Shipfitter 2nd Class-US Navy World War II 1941-1945 Killed In Action Pearl Harbor

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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.

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S.F.2c Roy E. Boggess's Timeline

1919
September 3, 1919
Ridge Farm, Vermilion, Illinois, United States
1941
December 7, 1941
Age 22
Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, HI, USA
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USS Arizona Memorial Honolulu Honolulu County Hawaii