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Bachand, Alexis C.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Alexis C. Bachand.

Unit/Placed in, 31st Bomber Squadron, 5th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Alexis is born approx. on 1920 in New York.

Father, Alexis C. Bachand.

Mother, Ruth M. Bachand.

Spouse, Ruth E. (Eachand) Bachand.


Alexis enlisted the service in New York with service number # 0-696308.


John ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

2nd Lt.         Arthur J. Belair                Pilot

2nd Lt.         Alexis J. Bachand              Co Pilot

2nd Lt.         James C. Price                  Navigator

2nd Lt.         Clayton A. White               Bombardier

T/Sgt.          Lee H. Evans                     Engineer

S/Sgt.           Harold J. Olson                 Asst. Engineer

T/Sgt.          Warren R. Curry               Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Howard G. Parson             Asst. Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Edward J. Gin                  Gunner

S/Sgt.           John E. Ashworth              Gunner

Alexis was KIA when they were shot by a Mitsubishi A6M Zero in the #2 Engine after the Mission and crashed near Truk Lagoon on 21 May 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Army Aviation Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Alexis is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/units/usaaf/5bg/index.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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

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

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

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

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

National Historian

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

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

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

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


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

31st Bomber Squadron
5th Bomber Group
Momote Aerodrome,Los Negros Island
His rank Second Lieutenant
Mitsubishi A6M5 (Zeke)
Army Aviator Badge