Tech/5 U.S. Army, World War II-Tech/5 Aldred died in the line of duty on 3-23-1944 while serving with Battery C III, Gunnery A in Italy.
He is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Aldred of Kewanee, Illinois, and is a 1941 graduate of Kewanee H.S., and came to Peoria for work in the service sector. He enlisted in the Army in Peoria on February 17, 1943.
Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, European Campaign Medal with One Battle Star. Army Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal.