Thursday, June 30, 2016

PVT Alvis Russell Francis

PVT Alvis Russell Francis was born in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas to Alvis Celler and Edith Grace (Newall) Francis. 

Alvis was drafted in November 1943.  He was assigned to F Company 116th Infantry from the replacement depot on 22 Jun 1944.  He was killed in action 8 days later, on 30 Jun 1944.

PVT Francis rests forever in the Normandy American Cemetery.  

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