|Birth: ||Apr. 23, 1924|
|Death: ||May 10, 2007|
New Hampshire, USA
Veteran of World War II. Served with the 24th Infantry as part of the Mars Task Force.
Preceded in death by his first wife, Vivian M Scott Ahearn (1982); and his parents, George J and Mary Hendricks Ahearn.
"In 1943, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during World War II. Prior to his honorable discharge in 1946, he served with the HQ & HQS Detachment (Mars Task Force), 40th Military Police and previously served in the China Burma India Theater as a horseshoer. He was awarded several decorations and citations including the Good Conduct Medal, the Victory Medal, the American Theater Campaign Ribbon, the Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon, the Combat Infantry Badge and the Bronze Star Medal.
Prior to his retirement in 1983, he was employed as a plastics extruder by the Wire & Cable Division of the General Electric Company in Lowell, where he worked for 34 years. In addition, he worked as a local Blacksmith and Ferrier serving many greater Lowell and Southern New Hampshire horse owners.
He was a member of the Merrill's Marauders Association, the Hudson, NH V.F.W. Post # 5791 and a life member of the Hudson, NH American Legion."
Obituary provided by Denise Ayer
Created by: Paula J
Record added: Oct 20, 2007
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