William Arthur Brackens
Craig Robertson

William Arthur Brackens

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

Image Source : Evansville Press, Evansville, Indiana · Saturday, 08 July 1944
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