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Alvin, Oliver Robert

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.


Thanks to, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-17/41-9207.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

64th Bomber Squadron
43rd Bomber Group
Airfield 7 Mile Drome (Jackson) New Guinea
Crew (Oliver 1e row, 2e left)
Plane Data Plate
Japanese A6M Zero
Oliver R. Alvin
His rank Second Lieutenant