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Ayers, Alfred

Service number:
34096370
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Inducted 20 aug 1941, discharged 9 jul 1945.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
TEC4
Unit:
Merrill's Marauders, Mars Task Force, 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional)
Pioneer (729): As member of Merrill's Marauders and Mars Task Force, participated in raids behind Japanese positions in Burma. Cut trails, built bridges and roads, removed or set booby-traps and harassed enemy personnel.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)

Sources

  • Detail from Honorable Discharge, army separation qualification record.

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