William J. Ayers

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NAME:
William J. Ayres
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
564169
HOME OF RECORD:
Unknown
NEXT OF KIN:
Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH:
Unknown
SERVICE DATES:
7/26/1944 – 6/1947
DATE OF DEATH:
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
None Served A/1/24 607 Private  
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Private First Class

Little is known about the private life of William Ayers.

He joined the Marine Corps in July of 1944, trained at Parris Island and Camp Lejeune, and then traveled across the country with the 59th Replacement Draft.

On 1 May 1945, Private Ayers was transferred to the 24th Marine Regiment, and became a mortarman with Company A. He trained with them for the invasion of Japan, but the war ended before he had a chance to see combat. After the war, he served for twelve months with Headquarters & Service Company, 18th Service Battalion before transferring to the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Ayers was discharged as a Private First Class in June, 1947.

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