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PFC Paul Ralph Bertrand
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1922
Acadia Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1998
Blanchard
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA

son of VELIA 'Velliers' BERTRAND Sr b Dec 12 1884 Prairie Greig Vermilion Louisiana, d DEC 7 1963 Crowley Acadia, La
married IDA Lee 'Adelaide' SARVER SEP 22 1904 Rayne Acadia LA b 25 JAN 1890 Rayne Acadia La d Sep 15 1966 Crowley Acadia LA.
Name: Velia Bertrand SSN: xxx-xx-0801
Last Residence: Louisiana
Born: 12 Dec 1884 Died: Dec 7 1963 State (Year)
SSN issued: Louisiana (Before 1951)
DC-Ida S Bertrand 25 Jan 1890 15 Sep 1966 Crowley, Acadia, Louisiana

They had at lest 11 children to include Paul
1Daisy Marie Bertrand b 13 FEB 1906
2Theresa Bertrand b 30 MAY 1907
3Sanders Vaught Bertrand b 10 JUN 1909 Acadia Parish La
4Joseph Magnus Bertrand Sr b 23 JUL 1911 Acadia Parish La
5Elmo Mitchell Bertrand b 2 AUG 1913 Acadia Parish La
6Stella Annie Bertrand b 30 JAN 1915
7Ethel Lee Bertrand b 14 MAR 1917
8George Eckel Bertrand b 30 APR 1918 Acadia Parish La
9Rosella Bertrand b 14 SEP 1920 Acadia Parish La
10Paul Ralph Bertrand b 19 SEP 1922 Acadia Parish La
11Alex Bertrand b 30 AUG 1925 Acadia Parish La

Velia Sr +2Elzina Abshire Crowley Acadia Parish La b JAN 7 1905 Crowley Acadia Parish La d July 1984
DC-Elzina Bertrand 7 Jan 1906 Jul 1984 Crowley Acadia La

1940 Paul Bertrand in household of Ida Bertrand, Police Jury Ward 6, Acadia, Louisiana Gender:Male Age: 17
Marital Status: Single Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household:Son
Birthplace:Louisiana Estimated Birth Year:1923
Residence 1935: Same House
Enumeration District Number:1-27 Family Number: 165
Image Number: 00400
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Ida Bertrand F 49 La widow 1891 mother
[div Velia did not die til 1963/remrd 1925 to Elzina]
Son Paul Bertrand M 17 Louisiana 1923
Dau Ethel Bertrand F 23 Louisiana 1917 sis/Paul
Son Alex Bertrand M 14 Louisiana 1926 bro/Paul

Notes for PAUL RALPH BERTRAND:
Paul served in the Fourth Infantry Division, European Theater, World War II. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge, 1944. Wounded and later was "missing in action " for a period of time. He was recipient of the Purple Heart on two separate occasion. Paul Bertrand enlisted in the Infantry in June of 1943 and was wounded in December 1944 during the Battle of the Bulge. He returned to the Infantry after being in the hospital for 3 months. Private Bertrand fought in the Aragon Forest, Luxembourg, in the liberation of the Baston, and was again wounded. Bertrand received two Purple Hearts and the Combat Infantryman's Badge. After the war, the family moved to Blanchard and has lived there ever since. Paul was an Engineer Aide for the LA Dept. of Transportation & Development. He was an expert/consultant of pre-stressed concrete principles for highways and runways. Paul died 4 Mar 1998, Bossier City, LA Hospital of a stroke. Funeral held in Blanchard Church of the Nazarene & interment in Old Blanchard Cemetery, Blanchard, LA.
Courtesy of Bert ‘n Biloxi MS Velia ‘Bert' Bertrand Jr Ret. USAF Biloxi MS A2faa at cableone.net

Paul married Lydia Imogene Ashby 19 Jul 1945
dau/of Adolphus D Ashby of Miss and Mattie Bruce of Miss
they had 5 children
Children LYDIA ASHBY & PAUL BERTRAND: 4
i. JANICE GAYLE BERTRAND
+1 WINDEL PAUL BOULET Acadia Parish LA
+2 BILLY WAYNE BOLES Harrison Co TX
ii. SHERYL LYNN BERTRAND Blanchard LA
+TIM DAVIS HARRIS III
iii. GARY PAUL BERTRAND Blanchard LA
+ KARLA RENEE SCOTT
iv. THOMAS DELEE BERTRAND, Blanchard LA
+TINA MARIE ALLEN Harrison Co TX

Web: Louisiana, Find A Grave Index, 1812-2011
Birth, Marriage & Death Name: Paul R Bertrand
Birth: 1922 Death:1998

US Social Security Death Index Paul R Bertrand
birth: 10 September 1922
death: 4 March 1998 Blanchard, Caddo, Louisiana
social security number:xxx-xx-4893
place of issuance:Louisiana
last residence: Blanchard Caddo Louisiana
zip code of last residence:71009
estimated age at death: 76 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Velia Bertrand (1884 - 1963)
  Ida Lee Sarver Bertrand (1890 - 1966)
 
 Spouse:
  Lydia Imogene Ashby Bertrand (1927 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daisy Marie Bertrand Stutes (1906 - 1998)*
  Theresa Bertrand Petry (1907 - 1997)*
  Sanders V. Bertrand (1909 - 1972)*
  Magnus Bertrand (1911 - 1968)*
  Stella Bertrand Robideaux (1915 - 2003)*
  Ethel Lee Bertrand Perry (1917 - 1988)*
  George Eckel Bertrand (1918 - 2003)*
  Rosella Bertrand Sarver (1920 - 2004)*
  Paul Ralph Bertrand (1922 - 1998)
  Robert Bertrand (1932 - 2000)**
  Betty Jo Bertrand Porter (1938 - 2012)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: GPS +32.58450,-93.88916
 
Burial:
Blanchard Memorial Cemetery
Blanchard
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Row 1 southeast left
GPS (lat/lon): 32.5845, -93.88916
 
Maintained by: Nena Smothers
Originally Created by: JB BERRY
Record added: Oct 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42749490
PFC Paul Ralph Bertrand
Added by: Nena Smothers
 
PFC Paul Ralph Bertrand
Added by: JB BERRY
 
PFC Paul Ralph Bertrand
Added by: JB BERRY
 
 
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The World War II Victory Medal is a decoration of the United States military which was created by an act of Congress in July 1945. The decoration commemorates military service during the Second World War and is awarded to any member of the United States m...(Read more)
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Awarded the Purple Heart Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC), to wit, first, and second awards. The Purple Heart Medal of the U.S. Armed Forces is awarded to those who have been wounded or killed while serving on or after April 5, 1917 with the U.S. Militar...(Read more)
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