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Alves, Robert J.

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.


Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/71st_Reconnaissance_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

17th (Reconnaissance) Squadron
71st Reconnaissance Group
North American B-25 Mitchell
Air Field Nadzab New-Guinea
Distinguished Flying Cross
His rank First Lieutenant