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John Acer
John Acer John Acer
Name:
John Acer
Nickname/AKA:
Johnny
Born:
1924 or 1925
Died

Spouse(s):
Peggy
Parents:
Christopher J. Acer, Mary A. Acer
Siblings:
Joseph, Christopher, Paul, Margaret, Mary, Girard
Children:

Other Relatives:

Friends:
Peggy Doyle, Frank Shields
Military History:
Education
Graduated from Erasmus Hall High School, 1943.
Personal History:
John was most likely a friend of Peggy Doyle's originally since they lived only a few blocks from one another. It's clear from Peggy's letters to Frank that she and John maintained a correspondence throughout the war.
Notable Documents:
  • In 2002, John was interviewed concerning his WWII experiences. You can read the transcript of the interview here.
  • 438 - John's letter to Frank shortly before his induction into the Navy. 
  • 561 - Peggy relays news to Frank that John's first training voyage saw him get very seasick. 
  • 631 - Peggy writes to Frank that John was home on leave and he seems to have matured.
Address(s):
1940: 959 East 5th St., Brooklyn, NY
1940 Census Page: Family on lines 32-40; John is line 38.
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