Acker, Vincent Wise, Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
766-Radio Operator (High Speed)
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 2531, C Btry, Jackson, MS, 1st Bn, 14th Marine Regiment (1/14)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Private 1st Class


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Reading, PA
Last Address
434 Buttonwood St
Reading, PA

Casualty Date
Feb 19, 1945
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
World War II
Location of Interment
Union Cemetery - Boyertown, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 20 Lot 23

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenMilitary Order of the Purple HeartWWII Memorial National RegistryThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1945, World War II Fallen
  1945, Military Order of the Purple Heart
  2014, WWII Memorial National Registry
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USMC (United States Marine Corps)HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Division4th Marine Division1st Bn, 14th Marine Regiment (1/14), 14th Marine Regiment
  1943-1943, 521, 2nd Composite Radio Co, Force Troops FMFLANT
  1943-1943, 766, 1st Provisional Casual Co, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
  1943-1945, 766, 4th Marine Division
  1943-1945, 2531, C Btry, Jackson, MS, 1st Bn, 14th Marine Regiment (1/14)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Operation Flintlock/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Tinian (1944)
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Nov 18, 1942, Enlistment Date
  Aug 28, 2014, General Photos6
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