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Birth: Sep. 26, 1923
Washington, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 2004
Vista
San Diego County
California, USA

Chief Electrians Mate Brackley was a WWII, Korean and Vietnam veteran. He was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign medal with 7 battle stars, the Philippine Liberation medal with 2 bronze stars, the American Campaign medal, the World War II Victory medal and the National Defense Service medal. He participated in the Marchall Islands campaign; the attack on Truk, Caroline Islands; the assault on Palau, Yap and Woleai in the Caroline Islands; participated in the covering operations n the landings on New Guinea; participated in the bombardment of the Nomoi group of the Caroline Islands; participated in the bombardment of the Saipen Island and Tinian Island; participated in the bombardment and occupation of Guam; participated in the first battle of the Philippine Sea, participated in the bombardment of Rota Island; participated in the assault against the Philippine Islands by US Naval Carrier forces and replused attacks by Japanese aircraft; participated in the assault on Okinawa; participated on the assault on Formosa and participated in the second battle of the Philippine Sea, including the Sea-Air battle off Mindanao. He saw sea duty on the USS Wichita (CA45), USS Delta (AR-9), USS Yorktown (CVA-10), and the USS Pyro (AE-24). 
 
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 Spouse:
  Geraldine Cecile Brackey (1926 - 1963)*
 
 Children:
  Larry Brackey (1948 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Section Z, Site 1385
 
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Record added: Aug 31, 2009
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