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Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade George Bernhard Acker Jr.
Unit/Placed in on, USS Long (DMS-12) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
George is born in 1920 in Philadelphia.
Father, George B. Acker.
Mother, Anna K. Acker.
George enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 0-128163.
George was KIA when the USS Long was hit by a Kamikaze and Sunk on Jan.6, 1945, Lieutenant Junior Grade George B. Acker Jr. is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
George is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
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