Alexander, John R, 1stSgt

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Last Rank
First Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
9999-Sergeant Major/First Sergeant
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1960-1962, 9999, MSG Detachment Calcutta, India
Service Years
1943 - 1963

First Sergeant

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 Personal Details 

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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address

Date of Passing
Oct 22, 2010
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - New Philadelphia, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin USMC Retired Pin (20 Years)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
Marine Corps LeagueMarine Corps Tankers AssociationVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  2013, Marine Corps League [Verified]
  2013, Marine Corps Tankers Association
  2013, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
4th Defense BnMCB Quantico, VAFreedom Train Tour (1947-1949)1st Tank Bn
8th Tank BnMSG Detachment Calcutta, India
  1943-1945, 0756, 4th Defense Bn
  1945-1947, 0756, HQ Bn, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, VA
  1947-1949, 8152, Freedom Train Tour (1947-1949)
  1950-1952, 1814, 1st Tank Bn/A Co
  1953-1956, 1814, 8th Tank Bn
  1960-1962, 9999, MSG Detachment Calcutta, India
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1953 Korean War
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