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Alexander, Hugh Rossmann

Rank and Name, Lieutenant Commander Hugh Rossman Alexander.

Unit/Placed in, USS Oklahoma (BB-37) Battleship, United States Navy.

 

Hugh was born on Dec. 25, 1897 in Potter Mills, Centre County, Pennsylvania.

 

Father, Hugh S. Alexander.

Mother, Sarah C. (Smith) Alexander.

Brothers, Lowell and Elmer Alexander.

Wife, Theresa E. (Mayer) Alexander.

Daughter, Gloria T. Alexander.

 

Hugh enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 0-056955.

 

Hugh was KIA during the attack on Pear Harbor by the Japanese Army, on Dec. 7, 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Hugh is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the missing.

He is also is mentioned at theUSS Oklahoma Memorial, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County,
Hawaii, USA.

He is also mentioned at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County,
California, USA.

He is also remembered at Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Belleville, Mifflin County,
Pennsylvania, USA.

 

Thanks to http://www.ussoklahoma.com/ 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 Oklahoma (BB-37) Battleship
His rank Lieutenant Commander
Hugh R. Alexander

Mededeling

2019 collection

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