|Birth: ||Aug. 5, 1931|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 1952, South Korea|
Sabine Index, Many, La., Dec 12, 1952
12 Dec 1952 - Pfc. Delbert Brandon was performing his duties with Co. A, 32nd Infantry division, near Kumbra, Korea, on Oct. 17 when an enemy artillery round landed nearby, killing him instantly. His body is now in Kokura, Japan.
Pfc. Brandon entered service Oct. 29, 1951, and was stationed at Fort Ord, Calif., until he was sent overseas for foreign service in March of 1952.
Pfc. Brandon was married to the Miss Barbara Dean Ferguson June 3, 1951, at Houston, Texas, where Pfc. Brandon was employed until he entered service.
He is survived by is widow, Mrs. Barbara D. Brandon;
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Brandon, of Belmont; two brothers Wayne and Lawrence, of Belmont, two sisters, Marcy Lea and Eutha, of Houston, Texas; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Webb Brandon, of Zwolle; maternal grandparents Mrs. Mae Armstrong, of
New Orleans and a number of aunts and uncles.
>From the Korean War Project:
PFC DELBERT BRANDON
32ND INFANTRY REGIMENT
7TH INFANTRY DIVISION
HOSTILE, DIED (KIA)
DATE OF LOSS: OCTOBER 17, 1952
SERVICE NUMBER: US54062478
YEAR OF BIRTH: 1931
HOME OR PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
SABINE PARISH, LA
Comments: Private First Class Brandon was a member of the 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on October 17, 1952.
KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO: 3065
Obituary & above information provided by SFC USA RET Duffie & Kathy
Morris Brandon (1910 - 1994)
Estelle E. White Brandon (1914 - 1997)
Delbert Brandon (1931 - 1952)
Elbert Wayne Brandon (1942 - 2013)*
Zwolle City Cemetery
Created by: R. T. Brandon
Record added: Mar 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66437687