|Pilot Capt John Robert Alvord, USMC (MIA / KIA) MA
MIA June 4, 1942
Lost during the Battle of Midway.
Alvord was officially declared dead the day of the mission. He earned the Navy Cross and Purple Heart, posthumously. Alvord is memorialized at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) on the courts of the missing, court 2. He also has a memorial marker at First Congregational Church Cemetery in Kittery Point, ME.
'Summing it Up: VMF-221 at Midway'
by Santiago A Flores
American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - John Robert Alvord
FindAGrave - Capt John Robert Alvord (photo, courts of the missing photo)
FindAGrave - CPT John Robert Alvord (photos, memorial marker photo)
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September 12, 2018