Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Clarence Alves.
Unit/Placed in, 69th Bomber Squadron, 42nd Bomber Group (Medium) “Crusaders”.
Clarence is born approx. on 1919 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Father, Antone Alves Jr.
Mother, Gussie Alves.
Parents born in Portugal.
Sister(s), Kathrine, Mabel and Elenor Alves.
Clarence enlisted the service in Hawaii with service number # 0-753482.
Clarence ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,
1st Lt. Albert Philips Pilot
2nd Lt. Clarence Alves Co Pilot
T/Sgt. Heinz F. M. Worst Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Harry J. Stickael Engineer/Gunner
S/Sgt. Frank C. Ericson Gunner
Clarence was KIA on the mission (It is believed the plane went down in a severe thunderstorm) on June 7, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Clarence is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/42nd_Bombardment_Group.html
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com