Agar, Paul Raymond, 1stSgt

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Last Rank
First Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
521-Basic Marine, Enlisted
Primary Unit
1941-1944, 0369, 1st Defense Bn
Service Years
1917 - 1944

First Sergeant

 
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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1899
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cambridge
Last Address
Cambridge

Casualty Date
Nov 29, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Japan
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section M Site 212

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1917, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), D
 Unit Assignments
Marine Security Guard (MSG)MARDET American Legation, Peking, China2nd Defense BnPrisoner of War
1st Defense Bn
  1917-1919, MSG Detachment Managua, Nicaragua
  1935-1938, MARDET American Legation, Peking, China
  1940-1941, 2nd Defense Bn
  1941-1944, 0369, Prisoner of War - Japan
  1941-1944, 0369, 1st Defense Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Wake Island
  1941-1941 World War II/American Theater
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
interred 2 June 1949


His son Robert Agar # 31391
   
Comments/Citation
Prisoner of War Medal

First Sergeant Paul R. Agar (MCSN: 101585), United States Marine Corps, was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Wake Island on 23 December 1941, and was held as a Prisoner of War until his death while still in captivity.

General Orders: NARA Database: Records of World War II Prisoners of War, created, 1942 - 1947

Action Date: December 23, 1941 - September 1945
Service: Marine Corps
Rank: First Sergeant
Division: Prisoner of War (China)
   
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