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Albers, Frazier Walker

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Frazier Walker Albers.

Unit/placed in, 13th Squadron, 1st Transport Group (CBI).

 

Frazier was born  on Sep. 14, 1916 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennesse.

 

Father, Jurgen L. Albers.

Mother, Almarine B. (Walker) Albers.

Sister, Cornelia Albers.  

Brother, John J. Albers.

 

Frazier entered  the service from Washington, District of Columbia in Jan. 14, 1942 with service number # 13049440.

 

 

Frazier’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-47 were;

 

1st Lt. Marion C. Thomas Pilot

2nd Lt. Dale D. Syfert Co Pilot

S/Sgt. Frazier W. Albers Radio Operator

Cpl. Ralph D. Christian Asst. Radio Operator

Pfc. John McCarthy Engineer

 

Frazier was KIA when the aircraft departed Kunming, China on route to Chabua, India. Last contacted by radio they were somewhere over the “Hump.”and never Heard off, on Oct. 27,  1943,  he  is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Frazier is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.

He also ha a Memorial Grave at Nashville National Cemetery, Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA.

And he is Mentioned at Monument to Aviation Martyrs Nanjing Memorial, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

 

Thanks to http://www.cbi-theater.com/menu/cbi_home.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

C-46
Yunnani Airport (Aerial)
C(hina)B(urma)I(ndia)
His rank Staff Sergeant