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Avant, Buena P.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Buena P. Avant.

Unit/Placed in, 39th Fighter Squadron, 35th Fighter Group.


Buena is born approx. on 23 Oct. 1923 in Alabama.

Father, Thomas F. Avant.

Mother, Annie D. (Caine) Avant.

Brother(s), James O. and Robert L. Avant.


Buena enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 0-824351.


Buena was KIA to various reasons he ran out of gas, bad weather, and  was told to bail out, but was never heard again on 6 Nov. 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Buena 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 New Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, USA.


Thanks to, http://acepilots.com/pto/p39-airacobra-35th.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

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

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


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

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

39th Fighter Squadron
35th Fighter Group
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
Wama Airfield, Morotai
His rank Second Lieutenant