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Melvin Junior Alexander

Technician, Fifth Grade, Army

Born: January 20, 1923
Hometown: Bath County
Entered: May 4, 1943
Served In: World War II
Missing In Action Date: September 3, 2017
Casualty Date: March 7, 1945
Died In: Tinian Island, Mariana Islands
Awards: Purple Heart

Served with the 240th Ordnance Ammunition Company. He was killed by explosion on Tinian Island, Mariana Islands.

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