PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Ayers John E.
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  February 19th, 1944
Buried on:  Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: G.  Row: 10.  Grave: 12.
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
Servicenumber 37015107.
     
SILVER STAR MEDAL (SSM)
Rank: Technician (T-4)
Unit: 171st Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division
Awarded on: 1944
Details: Awarded posthumously.
General Order No. 163, HQ, 45th Infantry Division (1944).
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: Technician (T-4)
Unit: 171st Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division
Awarded on: 1944
Details: Second Purple Heart awarded in the form of a bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first Purple Heart.
Awarded posthumously.
 
     
PURPLE HEART
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - For Heroism and Service, The Field Artillery Journal, March 1945
- Home of Heroes
- American Battle Monuments Commission
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