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Flt O Alfred V Boulton
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Flt O Alfred V Boulton

Birth
New York, USA
Death 5 Jun 1945 (aged 20–21)
Osaka, Japan
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56115949 · View Source
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Alfred served as a Flight Officer & Co-Pilot on B-29 "Indian Maid" (# 42-24809), 482nd Bomber Squadron, 505th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Kings County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on February 21, 1943 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in miscellaneous occupation and also as Single, without dependents.

Alfred was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-29 was shot down by Japanese 'Tony' fighters over Osaka, Japan during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # T-065112

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Crew of B-29 "Indian Maid" (# 42-24809):

Boulton, Alfred V., FO, Co-Pilot, New York, (MIA)
Drispsa, John, S/Sgt, Engineer, Ohio, (MIA)
Fishkin, Edward, Capt, Pilot, New Jersey, (MIA)
Fitzgerald, James M., Sgt, Right Gunner, Maine, (POW/KIA)
Hannigan, Osmond J., Sgt, Gunner, Minnesota, (POW/DOD)
Kanzler, Joseph C., Sgt, Tail Gunner, New York, (POW/DOD)
Kennedy, Harvey B., Jr., Sgt, Left Gunner, Florida, (POW/KIA)
McIntosh, Gerard J., 2nd Lt, Bombardier, New York, (MIA)
Meehan, John J., 2nd Lt, Navigator, New York, (KIA)
Moore, William H., FO, Radar Operator, Indiana, (MIA)
Sutherland, Henry W., S/Sgt, Radio Operator, California, (POW/DOD)

Sgt Fitzgerald and Sgt Kennedy were both executed by the Japanese on July 21, 1945.

Sgt Hannigan, Sgt Kanzler, and S/Sgt Sutherland were all reported by the Japanese Army as having died of disease on or before August 15, 1945 (V-J Day).

(Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett)

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56115949
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Flt O Alfred V Boulton (1924–5 Jun 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56115949, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .