Thelma LaFave -ancestry

    Thelma M La Fave


    World War II

    United States of America
    Birth - 31 Jul 1920
    Elmwood, Michigan
    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Rank
    2 LT
    Branch
    Army, Army Air Forces
    Service Number
    N-731363
    Served For
    United States of America

    1 Source·1 Document

    Gold Star
    Company
    820th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron

    1 Source·1 Document

    Casualty
    FOD

    1 Source·1 Document

    Award
    Purple Heart, World War II Victory Medal, Nurse Corps Badge, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Army Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
    Stationed
    Carlsbad, New Mexico; Bowman Field, Kentucky; Pacific Theater
    Missing in Action (MIA) - 25 Jan 1945  - Age: 25 years
    26 Jan 1946
    Death - 26 Jan 1946  - Age: 26 years
    Declared Dead 1 year after MIA- plane lost over the sea
    Presumably in the ocean between Peleliu Island and Tacloban, Philippines
    Burial
    Remembered at Fort William McKinley at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila, Philippines
    Full Name
    Thelma M La Fave

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    Residence: Place
    Michigan

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    Gender
    Female
    Place of Residence
    Pontiac, Michigan
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Father
    Herbert Edward LaFave
    Full Name
    Thelma Myrtle LaFave
    Mother
    Myrtle Alice Rocheleau LaFave
    Sibling
    13 Siblings- Thelma's oldest siblings: Murl Edward LaFave, 1908, Robert W. LaFave, 1913, John LaFave, 1914, Melva Alice LaFave Bidigare, 1915, Frank LaFave, 1918, and John “Jack” Vern LaFave, 1919.
    Sibling
    Thelma's younger siblings: Elizabeth A. LaFave Bryant, 1922, Patrick Herbert LaFave, 1923, Catherine Mildred LaFave Rick, 1924, Virginia Magdelyn LaFave Sirbaugh, 1925, Paul Joseph LaFave, 1926, Ruth Marie LaFave, 1929 and Ted Joseph LaFave, 1933.
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