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Ames, Alvin L.

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

4th Emergency Rescue Squadron
They flew a special equipped B-17 (raftboat and radar) for search missions on Sea
Airfield Eniwetok
His rank Private First Class
Alin L. Ames