Richard James Alvis

Military

Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 5th ERS. Transferred to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Richmond, Virginia 29 December 1923 Son of Grover and Bertha P Alvis.

Enlisted

27 June 1944

Other

Assigned

Boxted, Colchester, UK 13 February 1945 - 23 March 1945 Assigned to 63FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Transferred

Halesworth IP19, UK 23 March 1945 - 13 May 1945 Transferred to 5th ERS.

Other

Transferred

Debden, Saffron Walden CB11, UK 13 May 1945 Transferred to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Discharged USAAF

22 December 1945 Honourable discharge.

Died

Wilkesboro, NC 1 November 2008

Revisions

Date17 Aug 2016 16:25:32
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
- www.56thfightergroup.co.uk/personnel.htm

Date27 Sep 2014 18:22:38
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list / self