|Birth: ||Dec. 14, 1920|
|Death: ||Feb. 26, 1945, France|
Pfc. Walter E. Brewster, Co. L., 143rd Infantry, U. S. A., killed in action in France, Feb. 26, 1945, late of 3427 N. Hoyne avenue, son of Frank and Lillian, brother of Lorraine Londis. Remains at chapel, 3066-58 Belmont avenue, until 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6. Lying in state at St. Luke's church. Belmont and Greenview avenues, from 12 noon, Wednesday, until 1:30 p.m., the hour of services. Interment St. Lucas cemetery.
Chicago Tribune (IL) - 10/5/1948 BREWSTER Abstract
Chicago Tribune (IL) - March 29, 1945
559 FROM CITY, CLOSE BY ARE ON CASUALTY LIST Army, Navy Dead and Wounded Reported.
Washington, D. C. March 28. -- The office of war information, acting for the army and navy, today made public a casualty list including the names of navy men killed , wounded, and missing in action, and army men killed and wounded in the European regions, held prisoner by Germany, and wounded in the Pacific.
The list includes the names of 559 from Chicago and vicinity.
The next of kin have been kept informed of any changes in the status of casualties since this report was compiled, the office of war information said.
CHICAGO AND VICINITY
ARMY DEAD [European Regions].
Among those listed
Brewster, Pfc.. Walter E. -- Son of Mrs. Lillian C. Brewster, 3427 N. Hoyne av.
Frank O. Brewster (1890 - 1957)
Lillian Schmidt Brewster (1899 - 1952)
Note: World War II KIA Re-interment 1948
Saint Luke Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Rich
Record added: Jun 24, 2012
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