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Ayres, Francis H.

Rank and Name, Captain Francis H. Ayres.

Unit/Placed in, 161st Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division.


Francis is born approx. on 1910 in Nebraska.

Father, John F. Ayers.

Mother, Cora P. (Hiner) Ayres.

Sister(s), Margaret L. Ayres.

Brother(s), Glenn J. and Robert V. Ayres.

Spouse, Alice I. (Quigle) Ayres.

Son, John Ayres.


Francis enlisted the service in Wyoming with service number # 0-320368.


Francis was KIA on the Lupao road to San Jose, Luzon when his Jeep hit a mine on 8 Feb. 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Marksman Ship Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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


Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

161th Infantry Regiment
25th Infantry Division
Map San Jose road
Francis H. Ayres
His rank Captain