Robert Alexander (1910 - 1943):
Bob Alexander was born in Belfast on 24 September 1910. He won eleven international rugby caps for Ireland between 1936 and 1939. He played fourteen times, including all three Test matches, for the 1938 British and Irish Lions in South Africa. He also played cricket for Ireland. He was killed in action in Sicily on 19 July 1943 while serving as a captain in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He is buried in Catania War Cemetery in Sicily.
|Born:||24 September 1910|
|Died:||19 July 1943|
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