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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant
Service Years
1942 - 1943
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Iowa
Lieutenant Lieutenant
Naval Aviator Wings


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
North Atlantic Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Memorial Park Cemetery - Sioux City, Iowa
Dec 03, 1943
Service to 1943
VPB-103
VPB-103
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1943 - 1943
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to James Herbert Alexander, Jr., Lieutenant, U.S. Navy (Reserve), for extraordinary heroism in opera... 
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1943
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1943
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Service from 1942

 
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