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RM3c Jerome W. Baglien - Fallen

Jerome W. Baglien
Hillsboro, ND
County: Traill
World War II - Fallen
Date of Loss: December 5, 1945 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Naval Reserve

Killed in action on the USS Sculpin when it was sunk by a Japanese Destroyer.

On the USS Sculpin when it was sunk by the Japanese Destroyer Yamagumo after a surface engagement near Truk. Baglien was rescued by the Destroyer and was being transported by the Japanese ship "Chuyo", which was sunk by the USS Sailfish.