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Bessey Alva D.

Monuments

2nd Lt Alva D. Bessey

 

Name:
Alva D. Bessey
Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Serial Number:
O-696993
Unit:
378th Fighter Squadron, 362nd Fighter Group
Date of Death:
1944-06-22
State:
Michigan
Cemetery:
Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Me
Plot:
A
Row:
17
Grave:
19
Decoration:
Air Medal, Purple Heart
Comments:

2nd Lt Alva D. Bessey, pilot of the P-47 Thunderbolt 42-76266, was shot down by flak SE of Cherbourg. His crash was observed by 2nd Lt Howard C. Kelgard.