Homer J Ackelson

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NameHomer J Ackelson
Serial Number37336115
Highest RankSGT
Service BranchArmy Air Corps
War/ActionWorld War II
Date of Birth
Place of BirthYUMA COUNTY
Colorado Home TownYUMA
Date of Death3/4/1944
Place of DeathYugoslavia
Place of BurialJefferson Barracks National Cemetery Saint Louis
CircumstancesKilled In Action
BiographyWW 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.
InscriptionPanel: 9, Column: 2, Row: 23
Added to Database6/11/2001
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