James W ALEX

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER35915533
AGE25 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1925
STATEOHIO
FAMILYParents: James & Gladys ALEX
RANKPrivate
FONCTIONInfantry
JOB before ENLISTEMENTChemists, assayers, and metallurgistsOH
DATE of ENLISTEMENT8 septembre 1943 Cleveland OHIO
REGIMENT376th Infantry Regiment
DIVISION94th Infantry Division
DATE OF DEATH23 September 1944alex james w tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHSector Blain LOIRE ATLANTIQUE
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY de St James

Map St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
O59
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto
Good Conduct MedalGood Medal Conduite
EAME Campaing MedalEAMECampaign
American Campaign Medalamerican campaign medal
World War II Victory Medalvictory medal
Combat Infantryman Badgecombat infantryman badge

 

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Monument en mémoire du 94th Combat Infantry Division

Johnson Creek, Jefferson County, WISCONSIN

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This Monument is a tribute to the men of the 94th infantry division 

In recognition of the outstanding war record of the 94th. The State of
Wisconsin designated this monument to be erected for all I-94 travellers to view.
Activated Sept. 15, 1942 at Fort Custer, MI
First U.S. Army Division to achieve expert infantry recognition
After Utah Beach landing in 1944 fought in Brittany, France
Reassigned to General Patton’s Third Army in the Saar-Moselle Triangle
Crossed the Saar River to fight in the Battle of the Bulge
Third Army was the first to reach the Rhine
Most worthy victory at Impossible Trier Triangle a “Presidential Citation” was earned
In 209 combat days, had 10,937 wounded, 1,087 deaths and took 26,638 prisoners

The marker is located at Rest Area No. 14 on westbound Interstate 94, 3.5 miles west of its intersection with Wisconsin Route 26, Johnson Creek, Wisconsin 53038.

94th Infantry Division Historical Society

Wikipedia: 94th Infantry Division (United States)

I-94: "94th COMBAT INFANTRY DIVISION HIGHWAY"

 

SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOAbmc.gov - Honorstates.org - Findagrave.com - Angelfire.com - Armyhistory.org - J-F PELLOUAIS - Monty Mc DANIEL -  F LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud