William “Billy” Egbert Alexander was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, son of Claude L. Alexander and Ruth Denton. He enlisted on 9 December 1942 at Camp Forrest, Tennessee with the Corps of Engineers. He was killed in action in France after being struck by a plane.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 24 March 1923
  • Date of death: 21 November 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Signal Mountain
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 937th Engineer Battalion (AVN), 9th Air Force
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Middle Panel
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