Acton, Grant M., 1st Sgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
First Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1919-1919, 474th Aero Squadron, First Pursuit Group
Service Years
1917 - 1919

First Sergeant



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1896
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Blackwell
Last Address
Blackwell, OK

Date of Passing
Jul 15, 1967
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

World War I Victory Button Army Honorable Service Lapel Pin (1920-1939) World War I Honorable Discharge Chevron


 Unofficial Badges 






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SSDI Search: Shows  Walter W. Acton; Date of Birth shown as 04 Jan 1896; SSN issued in Maryland. Shows date of death 15 Jul 1967, place unspecified, possibly Maryland.
   
Other Comments:
ACTON, Grant
First Class Sergeant
Enlisted Blackwell, Oklahoma
Born Jan 27,1896, Kay County, Oklahoma
Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Acton
Entered Service August 4, 1917, Fort Logan, CO
Discharged Feb 25, 1919 at Garden City, Long Island (NY)
With 474th Aero Squadron/Attached to First Pursuit Group.
Twelve Months Overseas
At Eriz La Petite when armistice signed.



   


Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 1
From Month/Year
September / 1918
To Month/Year
October / 1918

Description
During the initial phase (26 September-3 October) the First Army advanced through most of the southern Meuse-Argonne region, captured enemy strong points, seized the first two German defense lines, and then stalled before the third line.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
September / 1918
To Month/Year
October / 1918
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  214 Also There at This Battle:
  • Beckwith, Edward (SS), MAJ, (1895-1925)
  • Goodwillie, Herrick Ross, 1LT, (1917-1919)
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