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 Louis Ashton Drexler Jr.

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Louis Ashton Drexler Jr.

Birth
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

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.

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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CDR USN


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