Akers, George Edward

Date of birth:
May 5th, 1922 (West Virginia, United States)
Date of death:
January 1st, 1945 (Ardennes, Belgium)
Buried on:
Fort Harrison National Cemetery
Plot: F. Grave: 545.
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
42nd Tank Battalion, 11th Armored Division "Thunderbolt"
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1945
Details:
Headquarters, 11th Armored Division, General Orders No. 29 (posthumously)
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
42nd Tank Battalion, 11th Armored Division "Thunderbolt"
Awarded on:
1945
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Purple Heart

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