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Pvt Russell W. Alexander
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1922
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1944
Hasselt
Limburg, Belgium

Army soldier of WW2. Pvt. Alexander was killed in action on Nov. 1, 1944 while serving in Belgium with the 415th Infantry Regiment of the 104th Infantry Division. This Division landed in France on 9-7-1944, and moved into the line with the Canadian 1st Army.

He is the son of Mrs. Eva Alexander of Humboldt Avenue in Peoria Heights, Illinois, and was employed at Hiram Walker & Sons in Peoria before his enlistment in Peoria on November 18, 1942. He also leaves one brother, Fred Alexander, and one sister, Mrs. Lucille Bacon of 125 Brons Avenue in Peoria.

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, European Camapaign Medal with One Battle Star, Army Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal.

Footnote: His body was sent home for burial on 5-12-1949. 
 
Burial:
Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot, 5867, Sect. 3. GHS
 
Created by: David C. Henderson
Record added: May 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52498917
Pvt Russell W. Alexander
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Pvt Russell W. Alexander
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- Linda T
 Added: Sep. 7, 2014
PFC, 415 INF, 104 INF DIV WORLD WAR II
- ShaneO
 Added: Jun. 28, 2011

- Lone Wolf
 Added: Jul. 12, 2010
 
 
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