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Charles Butler Alexander, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1908
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 1945, France

Charles was the son of Charles Butler Alexander Sr. and Margaret Sterrett Moss. Charles married Anita Maria-Louise Carroll in October of 1935 in Green Spring Valley, Maryland. Anita was the daughter of Anita Hack and Charles Bancroft Carroll Jr. Her maternal grandparents were Frederick Home Hack and Nannie Newcomer.

Anita was born on 10 July 1916, in Ellicott City, Maryland and died in 2009 in Owings Mills, Maryland. She was educated in Paris. After Charles died Anita married William O. Irvine Jr. in 1950. They divorced in October of 1965 in Dade County, Florida. Anita and William had one child, Kathleen.

Charles was a civilian in the United States Army during World War II. He entered the service from Maryland. When Charles first went abroad he was attached to the British Army in Italy. Later he was attached to the French 1st Army. He had a narrow escape when his ambulance was riddled by shrapnel.

Charles was injured by gun fire and found dead in a Nazi hospital by French liberating forces. For his service he was awarded the Purple Heart and the French Croix de Guerre.

A headstone for Charles is in the Saint Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland.

The children of Charles Alexander and Anita Marie-Louise Carroll were:
1. Anita Carroll Alexander (Thomas Joseph Willett)
2. Charles Alexander Jr. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Butler Alexander (1876 - 1958)
  Margaret Sterrett Alexander (1879 - 1966)
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Butler Alexander (1908 - 1945)*
  Charles Butler Alexander (1908 - 1945)
  Peggy Alexander (1910 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Civilian from Maryland.
 
Burial:
Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial
Saint-Avold
Departement de la Moselle
Lorraine, France
Plot: Plot K Row 26 Grave 37
 
Maintained by: Anonymous
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56652159
Charles Butler Alexander, Jr
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-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 7, 2012
Plot K Row 26 Grave 37Awarded the Purple Heart and the French Croix de Guerre
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 7, 2012
 
 
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