Alexander “Alex” Hawkins Lofty was born in 1919, the son of Alexander Hawkins Lofty and Nola G. Mosier.
He was initially buried at Champigneul Cemetery at Chalons-sur-Marne, France and reburied at Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal (Vosges), France, A, 21, 70
The Jasper Journal, September 28, 1944
Sgt. Alex Lofty, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Lofty of Sequatchie, was killed in action September 8 in France, according to a telegram received Monday evening. Sgt. Lofty had been in service four years, having been overseas since May, 1944. He was married April 11, 1944 to Miss Hattie Andrews of LaFayette, Tenn. He attended Marion County High School. He was the brother of Mrs. Bruce Tate and Miss Amy Lofty of Sequatchie, Cpl. Gurney Lofty, who is in France, Ray Lofty of So. Pittsburg, and Clifford Lofty who is with the Merchant marines.
- Rank: Sergeant
- Date of death: 8 September 1944
- County: Marion
- Hometown: Sequatchie
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 607th Tank Destroyer Battalion
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal (Vosges), France
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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