Saturday, November 26, 2016

CPL Sherman Luther Ayars Jr

CPL Sherman Luther Ayars Jr, born 9 Nov 1920 in Ramsey County, Minnesota to Sherman Luther and Berdella Clara (Anderson) Ayars.  He had 2 sisters.  Sherman and his father were both typesetters although Sherman didn't go past 2 years of high school.  Both of Sherman's sisters graduated from high school.

In May 1942 Sherman enlisted.   He was assigned to Cannon Company 116th Infantry before D-Day.  On 28 Aug 1944 he was promoted to Corporal.  He was killed in action 26 Nov 1944.

CPL Ayars is buried in the Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

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