Lieutenant Colonel James Robert Maxwell Alston

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Title

Lieutenant Colonel James Robert Maxwell Alston

Subject

World War II
United States Army

Description

Lt. Colonel Alston was killed August 8, 1944, while commanding an artillery battalion in France. Colonel Alston attended school in Tuscaloosa his entire life, graduating with a degree from the University of Alabama. Following graduation he moved to Anniston where he worked and met his wife Cornelia. Colonel Alston's mother was Mrs. George Alston Sr. of Tuscaloosa. For his service Colonel Alston was awarded the French Croix De Guerre, with Silver Gilt Star.

Source

Tuscaloosa News

Publisher

Tuscaloosa News

Date

August 28, 1944

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Newspaper

Identifier

1287

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Newspaper