Alva L. Cloepfil

Missing Status

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Alva L. Cloepfil, Aviation Radioman Second Class
World War II
Service #3427279
RankAviation Radioman Second Class, U.S. Navy
Entered Service From
Date of DeathJuly 23, 1944
Memorialized Walls of the Missing
Manila American Cemetery
Taguig City, Philippines

Petty Officer Cloepfil was killed in an aircraft crash and initially listed as Missing in Action. Following the war, the aircraft was located and he was identified. His name is permanently engraved on the Walls of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery

rosetta medal
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.