Rank and Name, Private First Class Alvin L. Ames.
Unit/Placed in, 4th (Emergency) Rescue Squadron.
Alvin is born approx. on 1926 in Crawford County, Pennsylvania.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Alvin enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 13172846.
Alvin‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-17 were,
2nd Lt. Pal A. Kauchack Pilot
2nd Lt. Albert A. Kubala Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Edward J. Kilfoylex Engineer
F/O Joseph A. J. Bauer Radar Operator
Pfc. Donald H. Frasier Radio Operator
F/O Robert V. Harrick Navigator
Pvt. Richard L. Tracy Scanner
Pvt. Alvin L. Ames Scanner
Pfc. Donald D. Long Scanner
M/Sgt. Martin J. Gieyhahn Passenger
Alvin died while being on a search mission (presumably) the run out of fuel on June 1, 1946, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Alvin is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Troy Center Cemetery, Troy Center, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/AAF/VII/AAF-VII-15.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