PFC Victor Akers, Jr

  • Birth 19 Feb 1929 Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 18 Aug 1950 South Korea
  • Burial Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 46226642

Private First Class Akers was a Heavy Weapons Infantryman with the Heavy Mortar Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on August 18, 1950.

He was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


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  • Created by: Glendora
  • Added: 1 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46226642
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Victor Akers, Jr (19 Feb 1929–18 Aug 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46226642, citing Myrtle Chapel Cemetery, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Glendora (contributor 46931045) .