North Castle War Veterans

Alexander Lanza

Born: May 14, 1919
Died: December 7, 1990
Sex: Male Height: 5' 7.5"

Alexander Lanza was born on May 14, 1919 (place and parents unknown).  Prior to enlisting, he was single and working as a chauffeur/driver.  He enlisted in the U.S. Army on November 6, 1941 at Camp Upton, Yaphank, NY as a Private.  He was released from service on December 5, 1945.  No further information is available on his service.

In 1947-50, he was married to Grace (maiden name and wedding date/place unknown), lived in New Rochelle, NY and operated a nursery.  At some point, they moved to Bedford, NY.  No other information is available on his post-war life.  He died on December 7, 1990 (place unknown).

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-46.  U.S. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.  U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.  

Background photo provided by the United States Air Force Academy.