Box, Simeon Alexander, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
1221-Combat Engineer Officer
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1943, 1221, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1942 - 1943

Engineer Corps

First Lieutenant

One Overseas Service Bar

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Feb 19, 1943
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
Location of Interment
North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial - Carthage, Tunisia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot I Row 5 Grave 1

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II Fallen
  1943, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Infantry Division
  1942-1943, 1221, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1942 WWII - Africa Theater of Operations/Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)
  1942-1943 WWII - Africa Theater of Operations/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
 Colleges Attended 
Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge
  1938-1942, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Alex Box enrolled at LSU in Aug 1938. He majored in Petroleum Engineering.

He played on the LSU Football (halfback) and Baseball (Outfield) Teams. 

He graduated in May 1942 with an Army ROTC Commission as an Engineer 2LT.  

LSU's Alex Box Baseball Stadium is named in his honor.  
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