William Arthur Brackens (Grave)
John Robertson

William Arthur Brackens (Grave)

from Evansville, Indiana, USA
Private (15336063)
HQ Det 3 Regiment
born 24.11.1924 Evansville, Indiana, USA
father William John Brackens (1898-1945)
mother Lula Irene (nee Redman) Brackens (1907-1977)
2 years high school
sheet metal worker in civilian life
26.11.1942 entered service
1 Ranger Bn (E Company)
4 Ranger Bn (B Company)
FSSF 1944
19.10.1945 draft card Indiana
re-enlisted 16.9.1946 Indianapolis, Indiana
served Korea and Vietnam
retired as Sergeant First Class
award Purple Heart
married Carole F. Anzese (1929-2012)
son Gary Laine Brackens (1958-1977)
died 27.10.2006 Gainesville, Florida
Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia Section 60 Site 649
Getitgotitgood2024@gmail.com
This was my grandfather I never met.
Just added this newspaper article, includes photograph :
 

Media information

Category
FSSF
Added by
John Robertson
Date added
View count
1,161
Comment count
3
Rating
0.00 star(s) 0 ratings

Share this media

Top