ARTHUR F. ALEXANDER, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Arthur Alexander '40

Date of birth: April 15, 1918

Date of death: January 3, 1944

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1940 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Alex was lost in the explosion of USS Turner (DD 648) in New York harbor on January 3, 1944.

His wife was listed as next of kin.

Career

In 1940 Arthur served on the USS Vincennes (CA 44).

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Carlton Rees '40 and Albert Gross '44 were also lost when USS Turner (DD 648) exploded and sank in New York harbor on January 3, 1944.


Class of 1940

Arthur is one of 91 members of the Class of 1940 in Memorial Hall.