Veterans' Memorial Project
William Joseph Alvin Bowen
Oak Park, IL
World War II
Phi Delta Theta; Sophomore Baseball Manager; Sophomore Cotillion Committee; Honors Day
Lt. Col. Bowen enlisted in the Air Corps in 1938 and served with Headquarters, 318th Fighter Group. He served in Hawaii as a staff officer, fighter pilot, and an island control officer. Col. Bowen was killed while testing a new plane. He is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii, Plot P Row 1 Grave 63.
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