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John A. Akes
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1912
Death: Sep. 21, 1985

Pfc. U. S. Army
World War II

ACTIVITY DURING WWII
ENTERED ACTIVE SERVICE AS A DRAFTEE ON OCTOBER 21, 1942 AT FORT CUSTER, MICHIGAN. SELECTED FOR THE AIR CORPS, COMPLETED BASIC TRAINING AND QUALIFIED IN THE MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY OF LIGHT TRUCK DRIVER (345). DEPARTED THE U.S. ON AUGUST 4, 1943 BOUND FOR THE EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS. RETURNED TO THE U.S. ON AUGUST 17, 1945 AND WAS ASSIGNED TO SQUADRON SP, 4136TH ARMY AIR FORCES BASE UNIT, TINKER FIELD, OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA. HONORABLY DISCHARGED AS A PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ON DECEMBER 11, 1945 AT SCOTT FIELD, ILLINOIS. EARNED THE GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL, EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN CAMPAIGN MEDAL AND THE WWII VICTORY MEDAL.


This information has been posted on the National World War II Memorial's Registry of Remembrances website by Robert Medley Gatewood. It is entered here with his permission.

World War II Memorial

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 Parents:
  Albert Otis Akes (1880 - 1962)
  Clela O. Akes (1883 - 1964)
 
 Siblings:
  Lillian Margone Akes Krutsinger (1910 - 1995)*
  John A. Akes (1912 - 1985)
  Helen E. Akes Carrell (1913 - 1995)*
  Burl Robert Akes (1916 - 1998)*
  Charles D. Akes (1919 - 1997)*
  Gene H. Akes (1924 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Xenia
Clay County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Lady In Black
Record added: May 02, 2008
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John A. Akes
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 Added: Feb. 4, 2012

- Lady In Black
 Added: May. 2, 2008
 
 
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