Agens, Royal E., Cpl

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Coast Artillery Corps (1901-1950)
Last Primary MOS
608-Gun Crewman Coast Artillery
Last MOS Group
Coastal Artillery Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 608, Philippine Division
Service Years
1940 - 1942


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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Santa Fe County, NM

Casualty Date
Jun 02, 1942
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
D, 14, 237

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 Military Association Memberships
Battling Bastards of BataanWorld War II Fallen
  1942, Battling Bastards of Bataan
  1942, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
200th Coast Artillery (AA)Philippine Division
  1941-1941, 608, 200th Coast Artillery (AA)
  1941-1942, 608, Philippine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Corporal Royal Agens enlisted on 6 January 1941 at Santa Fe.

He served with the 200th Coast Artillery Regiment and later with the 515th Coast Artillery Regiment.

His unit was called up for Federal service on 6 January 1941. The unit underwent rigorous field training at Fort Bliss, Texas. The regiment was selected for overseas duty 17 August 1941.

The regiment landed in the Philppines on September 1941 and were assigned to Fort Stotsenberg. It fought until the unit was surrendered in April 1942.

Of the 1800 or so men in the regiment, only about 900 made it home after the War.

Men and families of the men of the 200th were awarded the New Mexico Special MacArthur Service Medal (Bataan Medal)

He died as a Prisoner of War fo the Japanese s at Camp O'Donnel, Luzon, Philippines.

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