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Forslin, Everett andrew

Name and Rank, Corporal Everett Andrew Forslin.

Unit/Placed in, 317th Troop Carrier Group.

Corporal Everett A Forslin, was a cook in the Headquarters squadron of the 317th Troop Carrier Group.  He was killed during an attack by Japanese paratroopers on the Baurauen Airfields on December 6, 1944  Leyte.


Everett was born approx. on Mar. 11, 1916 in isanti County, Minnesota.

Father, Herman Forslin.

Mother, Hilbur Forslin.

Parents both born in Sweden.

Sisters, Martha, Mildred and Marilyn Forslin.

Brothers, Erick, Ernest and Edward Forslin.


Everett entered  the service from Minnesota with service number # no record.


Everett A. Forslin was a Radio Operator (C-37) in the 317th Troop Carrier Group.


Everett was Killed in Action when the Japanese attacked the Airfields, on 6 Dec. 1944, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Everett is buried at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County,

Minnesota, USA.


Thanks to https://pacificwrecks.com/airfields/philippines/san_pablo/maps/paratrooper-attack.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

The story:



317th Troop Carrier Group
Troop Carrier Patch
Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Map attack on Airfields
His rank Corporal
IJA paratroopers file onto their aircraft in advance of the drops on Burauen airfield.
Casualty List