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Agar John Giraud, Jr.

Name:
John Giraud, Jr. Agar
Rank:
First Lieutenant
Serial Number:
Unit:
22nd Aero Squadron
Date of Death:
1918-10-21
State:
New York
Cemetery:
Suresnes American Cemetery, Suresnes, France
Plot:
B
Row:
16
Grave:
21
Decoration:
Purple Heart
Comments:

1st Lt John G. Agar Jr., pilot in the AEF during WWI, died of wounds he sustained after crash-landing at Belrain. The airfield was the 22ndís deadliest base, with nine dead in the first 42 days of their stay there. The average front-line time for a pilot during that period was 53 days before death, capture, injuries, or psychosis prevented further sorties.