|Birth: ||Jan. 28, 1916|
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 1944|
Ona Nolan Acord (1916-1944) son of John Columbus Acord and Ida Ellen Heath, served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II as a 2nd Lieutenant.
He was employed by the Halliburton Cementing Company in Marlow, Oklahoma when he went into active service with the 45th division.
In 1942 he transferred to the Air Corps, 338th Bomber Squadron, 96th Bomber Group, Heavy. In 1944 the War Department announced that he was missing in action in the European Theater while piloting a B-17 Flying Fortress on a raid over Germany on January 29th. Fourteen months later his body was recovered and he was buried in the Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. He was awarded a Purple Heart posthumously.
John Columbus Acord (1866 - 1947)
Ida Ellen Heath Acord (1873 - 1959)
Clayton D. Acord (1894 - 1942)*
Ona Noland Acord (1916 - 1944)
Note: Entered the service from Oklahoma.
Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial
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