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Sgt Harry Acker

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Sgt Harry Acker

Birth
Death
24 Oct 1910 (aged 39)
Philippines
Burial
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID
38949580 View Source

Decatur, ILL. Nov. 6-News was received in this city yesterday of the death of Harry Acker in the Philippine Islands on October 24. Word was received by Mrs. J. Levin, an aunt of the deceased, who resides at 735 North College street.
Acker enlisted from this city at the time of the war twelve years ago and was sent to the Philippines. Since that time he has been on the island and has remained in the Army. He was 35 years old, unmarried ad had but one sister of his family living, Mrs. J.C. Robinson of Atlanta, Illinois. His death was caused by heart trouble and it is presumed his death was sudden.
The body has been sent to this county and will be buried in this city. His parents lived on South Webster street prior to their death about five years ago.
Harry had lived in this city all his life before enlisting.


Bloomington, Ill. Pantagraph Nov 7, 1910 Monday p2

Decatur, ILL. Nov. 6-News was received in this city yesterday of the death of Harry Acker in the Philippine Islands on October 24. Word was received by Mrs. J. Levin, an aunt of the deceased, who resides at 735 North College street.
Acker enlisted from this city at the time of the war twelve years ago and was sent to the Philippines. Since that time he has been on the island and has remained in the Army. He was 35 years old, unmarried ad had but one sister of his family living, Mrs. J.C. Robinson of Atlanta, Illinois. His death was caused by heart trouble and it is presumed his death was sudden.
The body has been sent to this county and will be buried in this city. His parents lived on South Webster street prior to their death about five years ago.
Harry had lived in this city all his life before enlisting.


Bloomington, Ill. Pantagraph Nov 7, 1910 Monday p2


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  • Created by: Phil Tomlinson
  • Added: 1 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 38949580
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38949580/harry-acker: accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Harry Acker (5 Aug 1871–24 Oct 1910), Find a Grave Memorial ID 38949580, citing Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA; Maintained by Phil Tomlinson (contributor 47102520).