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2LT John A Drake

2LT John A Drake

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 14 Jan 1945 (aged 27)
Philippines
Burial Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 126754905 · View Source
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John served as a 2nd Lt., Cannon Company, 305th Infantry, 77th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Grafton County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on April 2, 1941, prior to the war, in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Salesmen and also as Single, without dependents.

John was "Killed In Action" in the Philippine Islands during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # O1313220

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 23 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 126754905
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT John A Drake (3 Feb 1917–14 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126754905, citing Hartford Cemetery, Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .