PFC Alvin Alton Bielat

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PFC Alvin Alton Bielat

Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, New York, USA
Death 16 Sep 1944 (aged 22)
Peleliu Island, Peleliu, Palau
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

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Son of Mr. John and Frances (Zuchowski) Bielat, in 1940 they resided in Buffalo, Erie County, New York. Alvin's siblings included Chester and Leo.

Alvin served as a Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.
Alvin was declared "Missing In Action" while fighting on Peleliu Island during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart.
Service # 895691

No memorials could be found as of May 2020 for his brothers who also served in the military.
His brother, Chester Frank Bielat b. 3 Dec 1917, at Dunkirk, New York, Cert. No.: 100717; d. 5 Apr 1991, served in World War I and the Korean War:
Branch 1: Marines Enlisted 1: 18 Sep 1942, Discharged 1: 3 Dec 1945
Branch 2: Marines Enlisted 2: 03 Aug 1950, Discharged 2: 12 Jul 1951

His brother, Leo/Leon Joseph Bielat b. 4 Aug 1920 Dunkirk, New York, Cert. No.: 64372; d. 18 Feb 1975.
US ARMY, Enlisted: 28 Aug 1942, Discharged: 17 Oct 1945.
Leon Bielat m. 16 Jan 1947 at Buffalo, New York, Irene Derenda. Certificate Number: 797.

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  • Maintained by: Sue Downhill
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56751087
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Alvin Alton Bielat (28 Feb 1922–16 Sep 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56751087, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Sue Downhill (contributor 47347066) .