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SGT Homer Jay Ackelson

SGT Homer Jay Ackelson

Birth
Colorado, USA
Death 4 Mar 1944 (aged 21–22)
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot 82-0-11
Memorial ID 8275044 · View Source
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World War II US Army Air Corps Veteran. He was inducted in October 1942 and served as Sergeant Radio Gunner in the 416th Bomber Squadron, 99th Bomber Group, 15th Air Force in Europe. He was killed in action and posthumously awarded the Purple Heart.

NARA War Department records list this soldiers Home of Record as Yuma County, Colorado...Killed In Action...416th Bomb Squadron, 99th Bomb Group, Heavy...Re-interred on 01/18/1950.

***Many thanks to John "J-Cat" Griffith (#46568383) and Eric Kreft (#46843358)for providing photos of this memorial***

***My deepest appreciation to John "J-Cat" Griffith (#46568383) for the transfer of this memorial to my care***


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SGT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II


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  • Maintained by: Eric Ackerman
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 13 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8275044
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Homer Jay Ackelson (Mar 1922–4 Mar 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8275044, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Eric Ackerman (contributor 48445240) .