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Rank and Name, Private Vernon R. Akey.
Unit/placed in, 803rd Engineer Battalion (Aviation).
Vernon was born on Jun. 18, 1921 in New York .
Father, Paul Akey.
Mother, Maude R. (Pereau) Akey.
Sisters, Celia, Pauline, Betty, Clista and Regina Akey.
Vernon entered the Service from Ft. Sam Houston, Texas in Nov. 5, 1940 with service number # 18013746.
Vernon died aa a POW in Camp Cabanatuan on July 10, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Vernon is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
He has a Memorial Grave at Garfield Cemetery, Potsdam, St. Lawrence County,
New York, USA.
Thanks to http://articles.southbendtribune.com/2006-09-24/news/26984962_1_fighter-planes-bombers-bataan Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html