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 Louis Ashton Drexler, Jr.

Louis Ashton Drexler, Jr.

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Death 12 May 1945 (aged 45)
Okinawa, Japan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 4, Site: 3052 SH
Memorial ID 49175431 · View Source
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Son of Louis Aston Drexler, Sr. and Elizabeth Mills Clay Drexler. Husband of Dorothy Angel Drexler. He resided in Bethany Beach, Delaware and served as a Commander in the U.S. Navy. He was Killed In Action by a sniper on May 12, 1945 while serving as a line officer in charge of amphibious invasion of LST's near Okinawa. He was decorated with a Victory Medal, Purple Heart, and Legion of Merit.


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Commander United States Navy
Graduated Naval Academy Class 1923

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49175431
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Ashton Drexler, Jr. (2 Oct 1899–12 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49175431, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .