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Rank; Private Gerald D. Acton.
Unit/placed; 114th Engineer Combat Battalion, 32nd Infantry Division.
Gerald was born on Feb. 28, 1906 in Philipsburg Center, Pennsylvania.
Father, James Acton.
Mother, Carrie J. (Poorman) Acton.
Sisters, Hilda,and Isabelle Acton.
Brother, James Acton.
Gerald entered the Service from Altoona, Pennsylvania in Aug. 15, 1942 with servicenumber # 33250310.
(Gerald D. Acton rank/duty was a Private (A-Comp) in the 114th Engineer Combat Battalion.)
Gerald D. Acton was Killed in Action in/during an air raid in New Guinea (Saidor), on April 6, 1944, and he is honored with the Purple Heart.
And he is mentioned/buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila,
National Capital Region, Philippines.
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