PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Alexander, Boyd A.
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  September 17th, 1944 (Nijmegen, the Netherlands)
Buried on:  Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: M.  Row: 14.  Grave: 7.
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
Boyd E. Alexander was killed in action during the first attack on the Waalbridge in Nijmegen on September 17th, 1944. According to his gravemarker he was killed on September 20th, 1944.
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Unit: 1st Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Awarded for: Operation Market Garden
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Information source(s):   - NORDYKE, P., All American All the Way, Zenith Press, St. Paul, United States, 2005.
- 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment
- Go2War2.nl
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