Bogue, Douglas W.

Date of birth:
1918
Date of death:
March 7th, 2004
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Rank: Major

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Master Sergeant
Action:
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Master Sergeant Douglas W. Bogue (MCSN: 251439), United States Marine Corps, for exceptionally meritorious service performed at great risk to himself, in obtaining and transmitting to proper authorities, valuable intelligence information subsequent to his escape from a Japanese prison camp on 14 December 1944.
Details:
With the "V" device
Legion of Merit - US Military
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Prisoner of War Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
With the "V" device
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
With gold star
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
With silver star
Good Conduct Medal - Marine Corps
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
With silver sunburst
China War Memorial Medal

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