Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Oliver Robert Alvin.
Unit/Placed in, 64th Bomber Squadron, 43rd Bomber Group (Heavy).
Oliver is born approx. on Oct. 22, 1920 in North Branch, Minnesota.
Father, Oliver W. Alvin.
Mother, Dora E. (Fagerstorm) Alvin.
Brother(s), Allan W. Alvin.
Oliver enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 0669943.
Oliver ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-17 were,
1st Lt. Ernest A. Naumann Pilot
1st Lt. Winslow W. Gardner Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Oliver R. Alvin Bombardier
2nd Lt. Charles H. Lewis Navigator
T/Sgt. Thomas H. Fox Engineer
S/Sgt. Paul J. Cascio Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Virgil E. DeVoss Ball Turret Gunner
Sgt. Bruno R. Bukalski Waist Gunner
Sgt. Albert Smith Asst. Radio Operator/Gunner
Pfc. Charles H. Green Tail Gunner
Oliver was KIA on the mission they were Attacked by Japanese A6M-Zero’s, shot in the fuel tank and crashed in a mountain near Hong-Kong on June 1, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Oliver 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 Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, North Branch, Chisago County, Minnesota, 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