Alva Devere BESSEY

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-696993 (16060180)
AGE23 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1921
STATEMICHIGAN
FAMILYParent: Clarence E & Ethel BESSEY
RANK2nd Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB before ENLISTEMENTSemiskilled machine shop and related occupations,MICHIGAN
DATE of ENLISTEMENT22 july 1942 Grand Rapids MICHIGAN
SQUADRON378th Fighter Squadron
GROUP362nd Fighter Group
ARMY-th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH22 june 1944Photo
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHBretteville (Cherbourg)
DATA PLAN

P-47 Thunderbolt - type D-15-RE -

s/n 42-76266 G8

P 47N Thunderbolt

Shot down by flak

Crash observed by 2Lt Howard C Kelgard

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
A1719
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
Air MedalAir Medal
usaf  362fg 378fs
 
 

INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net- Aerosteles.net - Findagrave.com - Aad.archives.gov
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud