The brother of Medal of Honor Recipient Henry Clay Drexler, he was born in Pennsylvania on October 2, 1899. He was killed-in-action during World War II in action against the enemy in Asia while the commander of an LST vessel, May 12, 1945.
He is buried next to his brother in Section 4 of Arlington National Cemetery.
DREXLER, LOUIS A JR
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF BIRTH: 10/02/1899
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/23/1949
- BURIED AT: SECTION 4 SITE 3052 SH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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