Akiyama, Zentaro George, T/Sgt

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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1944, 442nd Regimental Combat Team
Service Years
1941 - 1944
Foreign Language(s)
Japanese

Technical Sergeant


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Sacramento
Last Address
Broderick

Casualty Date
Jul 03, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Accidental Homicide
Location
Italy
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
East Lawn Memorial Park - Sacramento, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Honorably Discharged WW II 442nd Infantry Regiment


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 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
442nd Regimental Combat Team
  1941-1944, 442nd Regimental Combat Team
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Anzio Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
"Go for broke!"

TSgt. Akiyama's parents, five brothers and two sisters were interned at the Tule Lake Segregation Center. His family had been truck farmers near Sacramento, California prior to their internment.

TSgt. Akiyama served as the Platoon Sergeant with 3rd Platoon, F Company, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 34th Division in Italy.

He was killed during the Battle of Hill No. 140, Castellino, Italy in the middle of heavy combat action.
 
   
Comments/Citation
see Notes/Links
http://www.homeofheroes.com/moh/nisei/index5_anzio.html
http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0210341/442nd/splash442nd.htm
http://www.nikkeiheritage.org/research/442.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/442nd_Infantry_Regiment_(United_States)
http://www.homeofheroes.com/moh/nisei/index3_442nd.html
 
   
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