Ayers John E.

Date of death:
February 19th, 1944
Buried on:
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: G. Row: 10. Grave: 12.
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Servicenumber 37015107.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Technician (T-4)
Unit:
171st Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division "Thunderbird"
Awarded on:
1944
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
General Order No. 163, HQ, 45th Infantry Division (1944).
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Technician (T-4)
Unit:
171st Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division "Thunderbird"
Awarded on:
1944
Details:
Second Purple Heart awarded in the form of a bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first Purple Heart.
Awarded posthumously.
Purple Heart

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