Pfc. Alvin R. Ahlgrim, 21, a Marine, was killed in action in the fighting on Okinawa, his mother, Mrs. Gladys Ahlgrim, West Brainerd, was informed today.
The message, sent by Gen. A. A. Vandegrift, commanding the Marine Corps, said the Marine was killed May 20 .
Pfc. Ahlgrim was born in Brainerd and was a graduate of Washington High School. He is survived by his mother and grandfather, Louis Ahlgrim, Brainerd.