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GM2C Meredith Ellsworth Brady
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1917
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA
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. 
 
Burial:
Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial
Saint-James
Departement de la Manche
Basse-Normandie, France
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
GM2C Meredith Ellsworth Brady
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GM2C Meredith Ellsworth Brady
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GM2C Meredith Ellsworth Brady
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 Added: Jul. 23, 2010
 
 
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