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Sgt Ernst D Ellerbruch
Birth: Apr. 15, 1917
Death: Aug. 7, 1943


Ernst was the first casualty of World War II from DuPage County, Illinois. He is missed everyday by his family.

My Cousin Ernst D. Ellerbruch was the son of Henry Ellerbruch and his wife Emma, brother of Otto. He was born in Elmhurst, Illinois. His school years were spent at St Paul Evangelical Lutheran School located in Addison, Illinois.

On June 23, 1941 he was inducted into military service under the Selective Service Act. He received his military
training at the following camps: Camp Roberts, Fort Lewis, Fort Ord, and Camp Pickett. He was sent overseas for military duty in October of 1942. He was killed in action on the 7th of August in the North Africa area.

He left behind his fiance Miss Emmie Schmale.

Ernst, I recently went thru our box of family pictures and when I located your baby picture, how I wished I had a child of yours to share it with. Thank you for giving your life for our country.

Thank you Julie for sponsoring Ernst Memorial, I really
appreciate the kindness..... 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Heinrich Ellerbruch (1876 - 1949)
  Emma Fiene Ellerbruch (1892 - 1970)
 
 Sibling:
  Ernst D Ellerbruch (1917 - 1943)
  Otto H Ellerbruch (1918 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Zion Cemetery
Bensenville
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Debbie
Record added: Oct 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9610057
Sgt Ernst D Ellerbruch
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Sgt Ernst D Ellerbruch
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Sgt Ernst D Ellerbruch
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-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 7, 2014

- Judy Curnell
 Added: Jul. 7, 2014
Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in peace, sir.
- Solitarieone
 Added: Jun. 16, 2014
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