Saturday, February 23, 2013

Charles L. Alexander, World War I Veteran

Charles Lester Alexander was born in Sandusky, Ohio on April 20, 1894 to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Alexander. On October 29, 1917, Mr. Alexander enlisted in the United States Army. During World War One, Charles L. Alexander served with the American Expeditionary Forces in the Meuse-Argonne, a major operation of the U.S. Army during the Great War. He was honorably discharged on March 17, 1919. After his military service, Mr. Alexander worked for the United States Post Office in Sandusky, Ohio for forty years, retiring in 1959. Charles L. Alexander passed away at the Hill Haven Convalescent home in Columbus, Ohio on February 16, 1975. He had been an active member of the Progress Lodge 85 and Second Baptist Church. Funeral services for Charles L. Alexander were held at both the Charles J. Andres Sons Funeral Home and at Second Baptist Church. Burial was at Sandusky’s Oakland Cemetery.

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