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Alexander, Charles E.
Charles E. Alexander
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number 18337348
Died while Prisoner of War
Died February 21, 1951 in Korea
Private First Class Alexander was a member of the 38th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on September 5, 1950 and returned to duty later that day. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 30, 1950 and died while a prisoner on February 21, 1951. Private First Class Alexander was awarded the Purple Heart, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.