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Rank and Name, Alfred Howard Akers.
Unit/placed in, USS Reid (DD-369) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Alfred was born on Feb. 15, 1924 in St. Louis, St Louis County, Missouri.
Father, Alfred H. Akers.
Mother, Beulah Akers.
Alfred entered the service from Missouri with service number # 3377714.
Alfred was KIA during a Kamikaze strikes, near the Sugigaro Strait, on Dec. 11, 1944, he is honored with a Navy, Cross, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Alfred is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
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