Rank and Name, Technician Fifth Grade Edward Alves.
Unit/Placed in, 118th Engineer Combat Battalion, 43rd Infantry Division “Winged Victory”.
Edward is born approx. on 1917 in Massachusetts.
Father, Manuel J. Alves.
Mother, Maria J (Cardosa) Alves.
Sister(s), Mary C. Laura and Eliza L. Alves.
Brother(s), Manuel, Albert, Francis and Manuel Alves Jr.
Edward enlisted the service in Rhode Island with service number # 31038131.
Edward died non-Battle near Fort Stotsenburg, the Philippines on Feb. 26, 1945, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Edward is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Saint Johns Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA.
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