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Alexander, Clyde M.

Rank and Name, Carpenter’s Mate Second Class Clyde M. Alexander.

Unit/Placed in, USS Langley (AV-3) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Clyde was born no record.

 

Parents, no record.

Brother, Jesse Alexander.

 

Clyde enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 2871821.

 

Clyde was KIA  when his Ship got bombed and Sunk in the Java Sea , on Feb. 27, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Clyde is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

 

USS Langley (AV-3) Carrier
US State Kentucky
His rank Carpenter's Mate Second Class