25th Material Squadron, 20th Air Base, Pay clerk
Missing in Action
Monument at Fort William McKinley, Manila, Philippines
25th Material Squadron, 20th Air Base
He was assigned to the 28th Material Squadon until invasion by the Japanese. Shortly after invasion by the enemy, the unit with numerous other AAF units formed the First Provisional Air Corps Regiment.
PFC Aycock fought the enemy earning numerous awards and decorations. He earned two (2) Bronze Star Medals, Combat Infantryman Badge, three (3) Distinguished Unit Citations, later known as the Presidential Unit Citation with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, among others.
The 20th ABG was assigned to the 1st battalion.
The unit fought the enemy as infantrymen earning numerous awards and decorations.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of death: 6 May 1942
- County: Marion
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 25th Materiel Squadron, 20th Air Base
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart, two Bronze Star Medals, Combat Infantryman Badge, three Distinguished Unit Citations, later known as the Presidential Unit Citation with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
- Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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