Alkire, James W., PFC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
188-Duty Soldier II
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1945-1945, 188, 43rd Infantry Division
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Private First Class


One Service Stripe



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Parsons
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Feb 01, 1975
 
Location of Interment
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Honorably Discharged WW II


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES W. ALKIRE WORKED AS A FARM HAND NEAR PARSONS, WEST VIRGINIA BEFORE ENTERING THE ARMY ON 3 JUNE 1943. HE SERVED IN EUROPE FROM NOVEMBER 1943 UNTIL JUNE 1945(UNIT UNKNOWN). IN JUNE 1945 PFC ALKIRE WAS TRANSFERRED TO THE PACIFIC THEATRE, ARRIVING IN JULY OF 1945 AND WAS ASSIGED TO COMPANY I, 103RD INFANTRY REGIMENT, 43RD INFANTRY DIVISION UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1945 WHEN HE SAILED FOR THE U.S. PFC ALKIRE ARRIVED IN THE U.S. ON 9 OCTOBER 1945 AND AS THEN DISCHARGED O THE 20TH AT CAMP ATTERBURY, INDIANA. JAMES W. ALKIRE PASSED AWAY ON 1 FEB 1975 AT STARK, OHIO.
   
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 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 103rd Infantry Regiment43rd Infantry Division
  1945-1945, 188, 3rd Battalion, 103rd Infantry Regiment
  1945-1945, 188, 43rd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
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