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Maj Everett Vyron Alward
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1917
Alberta, Canada
Death: Feb. 26, 1946
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA

Everett was born to Azor Hamilton Alward and Lois Edna in Youngstown, Alberta.

He married Geraldine Bartlett, daughter of Commander Owen Bartlett and Betty Mildred Barker.

Everett died in WWII- Pacific Campaign and received Silver Star, Air Medal with Gold Star and a Purple Heart with Gold Star.

Another grave memorial in Honolulu: #56114004

The following is from an accounting of the Marine Fighting Squadron, VMF-123 during WWII: "Aboard the USS BENNINGTON the flight echelon departed San Diego January I, 1945. On February 16 the ("Eight Balls") sic [Eightballs] {Transcriber's note: there were not (8) balls, there were: ((2) USMC Majors; (1) 1st Lt. and (2) 2nd Lieutenants. Plus the USMCR pilots consisting of (1) Major, (6) Captains, (8) 1st. Lieutenants, and (16) 2nd. Lieutenants. For a total of 35 "Eightballs.}) took off on their first mission against the Tokyo area. The 14 Marine Corsairs led by Major Alward joined (VF's) [VFs] from the WASP the HORNET as escort for the bomber-torpedo plane strike on HAMAMATSU and MIKATAGAHARA. On February 19, VMF (VC-123 and its sister squadron VMF(CV)-112, provided air support for the Iwo Jima landings. This was the first opportunity provided carrier-borne Marines to support brother Leathernecks striving to wrest an island stronghold from the Nipponese." 
 
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 Parents:
  Azor Alward (1882 - 1936)
  Lois Edna Alward (1887 - 1982)
 
 Spouse:
  Geraldine Bartlett Cleveland (1920 - 2007)
 
 Children:
  Everett Owen Alward (1943 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Cemetery
Jamestown
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Jill Washay
Record added: Apr 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109504415
Maj Everett Vyron Alward
Added by: Jill Washay
 
Maj Everett Vyron Alward
Added by: Jill Washay
 
 
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