|Birth: ||Jul. 12, 1917|
|Death: ||May 30, 1944, At Sea|
Gunner's Mate Second Class, USS Barr (DE 576), US Navy. Son of Meredith Brady and Valeria A. (Gross) Brady; husband of Louise H. Brady. Entered the service from Pennsylvania. Killed in action. He was serving on the destroyer escort USS Barr (DE 576) northeast of the Canary Islands when the hunter-killer group the Barr was part of was attacked by the German sub U-549 on May 29, 1944. The U-boat sank the group's carrier, the USS Block Island (CVE 21), and severely damaged the Barr with an acoustic torpedo before being sunk by the USS Eugene E. Elmore (DE 686) and the USS Ahrens (DE 575). Brady died of his injuries the day after the attack and was buried at sea.
Louise Henrietta Gaertner Brady (1914 - 1958)*
Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement de la Manche
Plot: Buried at Sea; name is inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing.
Maintained by: Doc Wilson
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56352848
Added: May. 30, 2013
Added: Jul. 23, 2010