Rago, Louis, S/Sgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
AAF MOS 658-Medical Aidman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1943, USAAF 11th Air Force
Service Years
1942 - 1943
Foreign Language(s)
Italian

Staff Sergeant



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 17, 1943
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Alaska
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Sitka National Cemetery - Sitka, Alaska
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: AA 11,

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 Unit Assignments
USAAF 11th Air Force
  1942-1943, USAAF 11th Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Aleutian Islands Campaign (1942-43)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SSgt. Rago was assigned to Flight A, 805th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron, 11th Army Air Force based in Elmendorf AAF in the Alaska theater of operations, assisting in preparing, loading, and treating wounded soldiers being transported from combat areas to rear area hospitals. On 27 July 1943, he was aboard a C-47 air evacuation flight and was killed when the aircraft crashed into the sea off Naknek, Alaska.
   
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Originally interred in Fort Richardson Post Cemetery, Alaska.
   
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