Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Robert J. Alves.
Unit/Placed in, 17th (Reconnaissance) Squadron, 71st Reconnaissance Group.
Robert is born approx. on 1921 in Santa Rosa, California.
Father, John M. Alves.
Mother, Helen A. Alves.
Brother(s), George H. Alves.
Robert enlisted the service in California with service number # O-733773.
Robert ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,
Major William G. Tennile Squadron Commander
1st Lt. Robert J. Alves Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Robert E. Nevins Observer
Sgt. Reed S. Wilburn Turret Gunner
Sgt. Crawford W. Bell Radio Operator/Waist Gunner
Sgt. John R. Wagstaff Photographer/Tail Gunner
Robert was KIA (no record) on June 8, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Robert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Santa Rosa Memorial Park,
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California.
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