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Smith, Alexander

Rank and Name, Private First Class Alexander Smith.

Unit/Placed in, 2nd Battalion (E-Comp.) 7nd Marines, United States Marine Corps.


Alexander is born approx. on 1917 in New York.

Father, Simon Smith.

Mother, Isabelle (Yanow) Smith.

Parents born in Russia.

Brother(s), Sam Smith.


Alexander enlisted the service in New York with service number # 284360.


Alexander was KIA he got shot during the landing on Cape Gloucester on 26 December 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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


Thanks to, https://codenames.info/operation/battle-of-cape-gloucester/

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

WW2 Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

WordPress en/of Wooncommerce oplossingen, https://www.siteklusjes.nl/

Military Recovery,  https://www.dpaa.mil/

2nd Battalion, 7nd Marines, 1st Marines
Cape Gloucester Landing beaches
Marines hit three feet of rough water as they leave their LST to take the beach at Cape Gloucester, New Britain. December 26, 1943
landing troops through the surf on a Cape Gloucester beach
Boarding a LCI
Retreating at first into the jungle of Cape Gloucester, Japanese soldiers finally gathered strength and counterattacked their Marine pursuers. These machine gunners pushed them back. January 1944. Brenner. (Marine Corps) Exact Date Shot Unknown NARA FILE #: 127-N-71981 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1186
True the Mud
His rank Private First Class