|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||February 27 1952|
National Defense Service Medal
Private First Class Nagengast was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Private First Class Nagengast was a member of the Medical Company, 278th Regimental Combat Team at Camp Drum, New York during the Korean War. On February 27, 1952, he was asphyxiated while serving as fire guard.