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John Joseph Brawley
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1888
Death: Feb. 8, 1953

Born 23 Dec 1889 in Glasgow Scotland, son of Thomas and Susan (nee. Darragh) Brawley. Immigrated to New York in 1910. He was a member of the​ famed fighting 69th (​made up mostly of Celtic out of New York).He was a Corporal in Company C. and ​a recipient of the distinguished Croix De Gu​erre. He served with ​Father Francis P. Duff​y who wrote the story ​about these heroic men​ and he was mentioned in Father Duffy's book: Father Duffy's story; a tale of humor and heroism, of life and death with the Fighting Sixty-ninth (1919),(which led to a motio​n picture "The Fi​ghting 69th" star​ring James Cagney circ​a 1940).​
- Kathleen Powers
Added: Nov. 6, 2010 
 
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 Spouse:
  Helen Comisky Brawley (1890 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Bernard John Brawley (1925 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CPL CO C 165 INF
42 DIV
WORLD WAR I
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
East Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: P, 1052
 
Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
Record added: Mar 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2622935
John Joseph Brawley
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John Joseph Brawley
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John Joseph Brawley
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Rest in Peace...
- GRP
 Added: Mar. 11, 2013
Rest in peace, grand uncle Johnnie!
- Mary Brawley Fuat
 Added: Mar. 2, 2013
Born 23 Dec 1889 in Glasgow Scotland, son of Thomas and Susan (nee. Darragh) Brawley. Immigrated to New York in 1910.He was a member of the​ famed fighting 69th (​maded up mostly of Celtic out of New York).He was a Corporal in Company C. and &...(Read more)
- Kathleen Powers Marino
 Added: Nov. 6, 2010
 
 
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