S2c Elvis A. Alexander

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Elvis Author Alexander

Birthdate: (24)
Birthplace: Arkansas, United States
Death: December 7, 1941 (20-28)
Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, HI, United States (Aboard the USS Arizona)
Place of Burial: USS Arizona Memorial Honolulu Honolulu County Hawaii
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Edward Alexander and Lilley Alma Alexander
Brother of Lura Bernard; Alma Van Dyke; Charles F Alexander; Ruby Alexander and Hazel Alexander

Managed by: Nathan Luke Cowdrey
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About S2c Elvis A. Alexander


On board ARIZONA, the ship's air raid alarm went off about 0755 and the ship went to General Quarters soon thereafter. Insofar as it could be determined soon after the attack, the ship sustained eight bomb hits; one hit on the forecastle glancing off the face plate of Turret II, penetrating the deck to explode in the black powder magazine, which in turn set off adjacent smokeless powder magazines. A cataclysmic explosion ripped through the forward part of the ship, touching off fierce fires that burned for two days; debris showered down on Ford Island in the vicinity.

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Arkansas, United States
December 7, 1941
Age 24
Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, HI, United States
USS Arizona Memorial Honolulu Honolulu County Hawaii