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Edward F Alves

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Viernheim in B-17 Scooterini #4337813

Service

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 422nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37813 Scooterini

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/5/44; Hunter 3/6/44; Grenier 15/6/44; Assigned 422BS/305BG [JJ- ] Chelveston 28/6/44; Missing in Action Mannheim 9/9/44 with Oliver Keeney, Co-pilot: Joe Alles, Navigator: Chas Erichsen, Bombardier: Bob Platt, Flight engineer/top...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Riverside, Illinois, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 9 September 1944
Died 9 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8598 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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