Worth Bagley

Worth Bagley (HM16FQ)

Location: Raleigh, NC 27604 Wake County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 47.208', W 78° 37.536'

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Ensign United States Navy

The first American officer and only line officer of the Navy who fell in the Spanish-American War

Killed on board the U.S. Torpedo Boat Winslow during the bombardment at Cardenas, Cuba, May 11, 1898

Son of William Henry Bagley and Adelaide Worth Bagley

Born in Raleigh N.C. April 6, 1874

Appointed Cadet U.S. Naval Academy July 1, 1889

Commissioned Ensign U.S. Navy July 7, 1897

"And thus this man died, leaving his death for an example of a noble courage and a memorial of virtue, not only unto young men, but unto all this nation"
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HM NumberHM16FQ
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 1:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 714593 N 3962902
Decimal Degrees35.78680000, -78.62560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 47.208', W 78° 37.536'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 47' 12.48" N, 78° 37' 32.16" W
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Area Code(s)919
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 910 Brookside Dr, Raleigh NC 27604, US
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