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PFC Malford I Akerson
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1916
Maine, USA
Death: May 14, 1945, Philippines

Malford served as a Private First Class, Headquarters Battery, 13th Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Aroostook County, Maine prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Maine National Guard on February 24, 1941, prior to the war, in Caribou, Maine. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Semiskilled mechanic and also as Single, without dependents.

Malford was "Killed In Action" near Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in the USAF Cemetery, Leyte No. 1 and was later repatriated here on September 21, 1948.

Service # 20146769 
Note: Entered the service from Maine
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Chemung County
New York, USA
Plot: F, 0, 4269
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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PFC Malford I Akerson
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NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Aroostook County, Maine...Died Of Wounds...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Sep. 18, 2016

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 5, 2014
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 1, 2014

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