Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

AKE, LOYD LAFAYETTE

Private, First Class, U. S. Army. Home address: Chester, Major County. Mrs. Rosie Bell Ake, Mother, Star Rte., Chester. Born January 20, 1922. Enlisted January 21, 1943. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart. Awarded Expert Marksmanship Medal. Wounded in action in August, 1944, subsequently returning to combat duty. Died September 14, 1944, in action in Nancy sector, France. ,

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