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Birth: Jan. 28, 1931
Death: Apr. 7, 1951



Staff Sergeant, U.S. Air Force
Service Number AF14285976
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died April 7, 1951 in Korea
Staff Sergeant Akins was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress with the 371st Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Wing. On April 7, 1951, while on a bombing mission, his aircraft was attacked by two MiGs. It crashed about four miles off the North Korean coastline. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on January 31, 1954. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Staff Sergeant Akins was awarded the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


source: www.abmc.gov Korean Honor Roll


 
 
Inscription:
CPL Missing in Action in North Korea 7 Apr 1951
 
Burial:
Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Statesboro
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Juanita Goolsby Langston
Record added: Mar 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25519952
Corp Larry B. Akins
Added by: Craig & Tonya Banks
 
Corp Larry B. Akins
Added by: Juanita Goolsby Langston
 
Corp Larry B. Akins
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Added by: Craig & Tonya Banks
 
 
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 Added: Apr. 26, 2012
 
 
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