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Ackles, Melburn Lee
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Source: Service Record of Men and Women, Page 21

Melburn Lee Ackles

Address: Griggsville, Illinois. R. R. #2.

Entered Service: February 15, 1944.

Branch of Service: Navy.

Training Stations: Great Lakes, Illinois; Gulfport, Mississippi; New Orleans, Louisiana; USS Florada; Norfolk, Virginia.

Overseas: May 10, 1945. Returned: March 28, 1946.

Theatre of Operations: Pacific.

Decorations: Campaign Bars; American Theatre Medal; Victory Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Medal.

Discharged: Great Lakes, Illinois. May 23, 1946.

Rating: Seaman First Class.

Served: Twenty-seven months.

Present Occupation: Army Air Corps.

Went aboard the mine sweeper USS Quail, May 10, 1945.

Was transferred to USS Ptormigan, October 28, 1945.

Re-enlisted in Army Air Corps in May 1948.

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