Rank and Name, Private Alvah Don Johnson.
Unit/Placed in, 31st Infantry Regiment “Polar Bears”.
It was not sure what he did until his death on June 14 1944,
after the Americans surrendered to the Japanese on 9 April 1941
several men of the 31st managed to link up with other American soldiers and Filipino guerrillas and continued the fight.
He was killed by the Japanese Army in a gunfight.
Alvah is born. On 26 Sep. 1915 in San Francisco, California.
Father, Alvah Eugene Johnson.
Mother, Maria Rosario (Lagasca) Johnson.
Sister(s), Myra and Rosario Vivian Johnson.
Brother(s), Donald Alvah, Harry Palmer, Arthur R. Richard and Roy Wallace Johnson.
Spouse, Angelita (Souza) Johnson.
Son, David Robert Johnson.
Alvah enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 19060842.
Alvah was KIA unknown reason on 14 June 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Marksmanship Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Alvah is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/G9GM-9M2
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
WW2 Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
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