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1st Lt Alexander Orionchek
Airplane Commander

1st Lt Alexander Orionchek, Airplane Commander

Entered the Service from: Connecticut
Died: April 28, 1945
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu, Hawaii

Alexander Orionchek was born Apr 4, 1919 and was a resident of New London County, CT.

He married Dorothy H. Cantwell.

He enlisted 7 Feb 1942 at Ft. Devens, MA.

Excerpt from an obituary found on for Dorothy Cantwell Orionchek states "Dorothy Cantwell Orionchek - widow of Lt. Alexander Orionchek, passed away at her Stamford home on December 26, 2006. She was born August 1, 1913...". The obit originally appeared in the Stamford Advocate on 1/3/2007

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