Arthur L. Alveshere

Arthur L. Alveshere

Birth
Harvey, Wells County, North Dakota, USA
Death 26 Aug 1951 (aged 25)
North Korea
Burial Harvey, Wells County, North Dakota, USA
Plot Row 2 # 16
Memorial ID 7855831 · View Source
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Corporal Arthur L. Alveshere was a member of the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division and was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on August 26, 1951.

He was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

CPL Alveshere
Service Monday

Funeral services for Cpl. Arthur Alveshere, killed in Korean fighting August 26th, will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Harvey Monday, December 10. Rev. I. M. Norum will officiate and the veterans' color guard and firing squad will take part in the service.

The body is en route from Oakland, Calif., and will arrive in Harvey Friday morning on No. 3. The color guard will escort the body from the train to the Berg Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Lawrence Thon, Gordon Thon, Marvin Thon, Stanley Oxtra, Kenneth Oxtra, Noel Oxtra. Burial will be in St. Petri Cemetery.

Arthur Alveshere was born at Harvey, August 23, 1926 and spent his life in this community. He attended the local schools. Alveshere entered military service in the fall of 1950. He trained at Fort Riley, Kansas and in Maryland. In Korea he served with the 9th infantry regiment and was decorated with the Bronze Star for his bravery in action.

Source: Harvey newspaper

WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings:
Name: Arthur L. Alveshere
Birth Date: 1926
Birth City: Wells
State Registered: North Dakota
Death Date: 26 Aug 1951
Death Country: Korea
Death Description: Killed in Action
War: Korean War
Title: CORPORAL, U.S. Army
Rank: Corporal
Service: U.S. Army
Service ID: 55015489

Notes: Corporal Alveshere was a member of the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on August 26, 1951. Corporal Alveshere was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll

U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957:
Name: Arthur L Alveshere
Birth Date: 1926
Race: White
Home State: North Dakota
Casualty Date: 26 Aug 1951
Casualty Country: North Korea Sector
Casualty Type: Killed in Action OR Missing in Action, KIA

Group: KIA or Missing in Action, KIA
Branch: Infantry
Component: AUS - 21 Months
Rank: Corporal
Pay Grade: Corporal
Disposed Date: 26 Aug 1951
Disposed Place: North Korea
Organization: In Div - 2nd
Element Sequence: Cv Div Cav Regt Inf
Unit #: 0009
Service Occupation: Light Weapons Infantryman

U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957:
Name: Arthur L Alveshere
Birth Date: 1926
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian (White)
Home City: Wells
Home State: North Dakota
Citizen Status: US Citizen
Death Date: 26 Aug 1951
Processed Date: Nov 1979
Casualty Country: Korea
Casualty Type: Hostile - Killed
Casualty Cause: US Army - No Information Available
Casualty Air: US Army - No Information Available
Service Branch: US Army
Component: Z
Rank: Corporal
Pay Grade: Specialist Fourth Class (U.S. Army) Or Corporal (U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps) Or Airman First Class (Sergeant) (U.S. Air Force) Or Grade/Rate Abbreviations With First Column: Any Entry; Second Column: N; Third Column: 3; Fourth Column: Blank (U.S. N






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NORTH DAKOTA CPL 9 INF 2 INF DIV

Gravesite Details U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963: Name: Arthur L Alveshere Birth Date: 23 Aug 1926 Death Date: 26 Aug 1951 Cemetery: St Petri's Cemetery Cemetery Location: Harvey, North Dakota

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Marilyn Maloney
  • Added: 10 Sep 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7855831
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur L. Alveshere (23 Aug 1926–26 Aug 1951), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7855831, citing Saint Petri Lutheran Cemetery, Harvey, Wells County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn Maloney (contributor 46578994) .