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Capt Eleanor Grace Alexander

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Capt Eleanor Grace Alexander

  • Birth 18 Sep 1940 Rivervale, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 30 Nov 1967 Quang Binh, Vietnam
  • Burial River Vale, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
  • Plot Section 28, Plot 2, Grave 4
  • Memorial ID 8774387

Capt. Eleanor Grace Alexander, U.S Army, b. September 18, 1940 in Rivervale, New Jersey.


Capt. Alexander of Westwood, NJ, and Lt. Orlowski of Detroit, MIS, died on November 30, 1967. Alexander, stationed at the 85th Evac., and Orlowski, stationed at the 67th Evac. in Qui Nhon, had been sent to a hospital in Pleiku to help out during a push. With them when their plane crashed on the return trip to Qui Nhon were two other nurses, Jerome E. Olmstead of Clintonville, WI, and Kenneth R. Shoemaker, Jr. of Owensboro, KY. Alexander was 27, Orlowski 23. Both were posthumously awarded Bronze Stars.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Plot: Panel 31E- Row 8


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  • Added: 17 May 2004
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Eleanor Grace Alexander (18 Sep 1940–30 Nov 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8774387, citing Saint Andrews Cemetery, River Vale, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Gunthrope (contributor 46615431) .