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John J. Alexander
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1917
Death: May 31, 1944

PFC 133 INF 34 DIV World War II

Mother link: Burroughs, Gladys L. 55874143

PFC. JOHN J. ALEXANDER
Mrs. Gladys Burroughs, 1424 Cedar Street, received word in July, 1944, that her son, Pfc. John J. Alexander, was killed in action in the Italian theater of operations on May 31. He was member of the famed 34th division and entered service May 9, 1941. Pfc. Alexander had been overseas since January, 1942.

PFC ALEXANDER BODY TO ARRIVE HERE WEDNESDAY - Military Files, MPL, 8-9-1948

The body of PFC John J. Alexander, 27, who was killed in action on Anzio beachhead on May 31, 1944, will arrive here at 11:18 p.m., Wednesday and will be taken to the Fairbanks home for funerals. Services will be held there at 2:30 pm Thursday in charge of the Rev. F.H. Harwell of the four Square Gospel church, assisted by the Rev. J.E. Chastain, of Marlow Okla. Burial will be in the Memorial Park cemetery, Muscatine, Iowa where Edward H. Bitzer Post No. 27, American Legion, will be in charge of services.

PFC Alexander went overseas in 1942 and following his death in action, his body was interned in the cemetery at Nettuno, Italy.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Gladys L. Lee Burroughs (1893 - 1970)
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Muscatine
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Genie Lady
Record added: Aug 04, 2010
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John J. Alexander
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