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PFC George J. Akoboff

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Date of birth:   12/24/1924
Date of death: 12/1/1999
Home State: CA
Serial Number: 39563443

Rose Hills Memorial Park
3888 S. Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA

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C Company
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Enlisted for duty: 1 Mar 1943
1st Platoon
3rd Squad
Demolition Expert
Rigger, Heavy Equipment

Award of the Bronze Star Medal
Private George Akoboff, Corps of Engineers, Company C, 284th Engineer Combat Battalion, United States Army, is awarded the Bronze Star Medal for heroic achievement in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States at Belingries, Germany on 26 April 1945. While awaiting elimination of enemy observation in order to construct a bridge across the Altmuhl River. Private Akoboff, a demolition expert, volunteered to assist in the evacuating of infantry casualties across the swift river. He courageously participated under heavy enemy observed mortar fire and also assisted those hit during this hazardous operation. Private Akoboff’s heroic actions reflect great credit on him and the armed forces of the United States.

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360th: TDY to Rome
360th: TDY to Rome
Hitler poster signed by 1st Platoon and the Medics
Morning Report
Travel Document