Sgt. Austin "Bud" L. Ahearn Jr. 

 

Mil# 31086469

Enlisted: 19 March 1942, Boston, MA

 C Company 643rd TD BN.

 

 

 

Info/Pictures received from; Larry Ahearn

 

 

 

Born: 24 April 1920   Place: Brookline, MA

Died: 11 March 2010   Place: Cohasset, MA

Burielplace: Woodside Cemetery, Cohasset, MA

 

Wife: Dorothy Ahearn (McFadden)   Married: 1948

Children: Maribeth, Leslie and Larry

 

Father: Austin Ahearn   Mother: Louise Ahearn (McGrath)

Sibling: Barbara

 

 

Awards

 

  Bronze Star   -   Purple Heart

 

      

 

European African Middle Eastern Service Medal

Battle Stars"Ardennes-Rhineland-Central Europe"

 

               

 

 

 

Austin (2nd Right) M18 Hellcat Tank-Crew

 

Picture taken somewhere in Germany 1945

 

 

Standing L/R: Frank Sloka, Austin Ahearn, Kenneth Fox

Kneeling L/R: John Zielinski, Joseph Polus, Clifford Atwood

 

Picture taken in Wiedelah, Germany (May 1945)

 

 

 

 

Austin's gravemarker on Woodside Cemetery, MA

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