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Alverson, James Rees

Date of birth:
1920 (Fleet/Alberta, Canada)
Date of death:
2000
Service number:
J.15004
Nationality:
Canadian (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy)

Biography

James Rees Alverson was born in 1920 as the son to Herman D. Alverson and Jenetta (Nita) Alverson (born Rees). He died in 2000.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flight Lieutenant
Unit:
No.357 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1945
Citation:
"On his first tour of operational duty, Flight Lieutenant Alverson participated in a good number of attacks against strongly defended enemy targets and throughout displayed a high degree of skill and devotion to duty. Since joining this squadron, Flight Lieutenant Alverson has taken part in many varied sorties, including a number of operational missions far into enemy territory. On these occasions his exceptional ability has been an important factor in the successes obtained."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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