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,
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com