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Akers, Earl Kenneth

Rank and Name, Private First Class Earl Kenneth Akers.

Unit/placed in, Headquarters Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group.

 

Earl was born  on May 22, 1920 in Eastport, Washington County, Maine.

 

Father, Chester A. Akers.

Mother, Marion B. (Peacock) Akers.

 

Earl entered  the Service from Maine with service number # 6146927.

 

Earl was KIA during the Days of the Japanese occupation of the Philippines as a POW, on May 7, 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Earl is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/24th_Pursuit_Group.html ABMC, https://abmc.gov  http://navylog.navymemorial.org ,  Jean Louis Vijgen , Familysearch.com  https://www.familysearch.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Honorstates http://www.honorstates.org,  Geoffrey Roecker https://missingmarines.com/ P.O.W. : http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider, Armand Hendriks https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

 

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POW Hut
Memorial
Cemetery
His rank Private First Class