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2LT William Munroe Brigham, Jr
Birth: Dec. 12, 1894
Marlborough
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 1918, France

He was a student at Norwich University, Northfield VT. There he was the tenor soloist of the collage glee club and a member of the Quartet. In May of 1917 he enlisted in the 1st Reserve Officers Training Camp in Plattsburg NY. He was commissioned 2nd LT of Co. D 104th Inf. 26th Yankee Div. and assigned for overseas duty in World War I. In the second battle of the Marne LT Brigham lead a charge on an enemy machine gun position at Epieds north of Chateau Thierry. He was killed while giving the command "Come on!", He was cited for exceptional gallantry by Gen. Edwards, Commander of the 26th Div. Gen. Pershing, recommended him for the Distinguished Service Cross.

In 1942, in Marlborough MA, a plaque honoring him was placed on the lawn between the Baptist Church and West Main Street. 
 
Note: Massachusetts
 
Burial:
Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial
Fere-en-Tardenois
Departement de l'Aisne
Picardie, France
Plot: Plot A Row 12 Grave 17
 
Maintained by: Ken Nagel
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56636100
2LT William Munroe Brigham, Jr
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2LT William Munroe Brigham, Jr
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2LT William Munroe Brigham, Jr
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