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PFC Loyd Lafayette Ake
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1922
Major County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1944
Nancy, France

Rosie Bell Ake was Loyd's mother. He enlisted in the U. S. Army January 21, 1943 and after training at Camp Rucker, Alabama, was sent to San Luis Obispo, California, then to Camp Buckner, North Carolina and in May 1944 was sent to England as a member of the 35th Division, 137th Infantry Regiment, Company D. General Eisenhower was impressed and quickly transferred the 35th from the Third Army and attached the division to General Bradley's 1st Army in Normandy, France. Loyd was wounded in August, 1944, and after healing was assigned to XX Corps in General Patton's Third Army. Loyd was killed in action about a month later. Decorations and awards: Expert Marksmanship Medal and the Purple Heart. Military ID# 38396277 
Family links: 
  Almer L. Ake (1884 - 1940)
  Rose Belle Whitacre Ake (1890 - 1954)
  Ernest Alford Ake (1909 - 1989)*
  Loyd Lafayette Ake (1922 - 1944)
*Calculated relationship
Orion Cemetery
Major County
Oklahoma, USA
Maintained by: DMBM
Originally Created by: Don J
Record added: Jun 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53221126
PFC Loyd Lafayette Ake
Added by: Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell
PFC Loyd Lafayette Ake
Added by: Paul Shaw
PFC Loyd Lafayette Ake
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Added by: Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell
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- O'KC
 Added: May. 12, 2011
He gave all.
- wvy
 Added: Nov. 13, 2010
Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank, not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity, but in simple obedience to duty as he understood it. He suffered all, sacrificed all, dared all, and died. Rest in peace, Private First Class Ake.
- Don J
 Added: Jun. 4, 2010

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