|Birth: ||Aug. 9, 1924|
|Death: ||Jun. 17, 1944|
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Reburial services for Pharmacist's Mate Third Class Calvin B. Brooks, son of Mrs. Effie Brooks, 818 West Twelfth Street, and E. B. Brooks, Kaufman County will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio.
Brooks, who was 19, was killed in the invasion of Saipan June 17, 1944. He was a graduate of Abilene High School and was employed in Abilene at the time of his enlistment in the Navy.
Survivors are his mother and father; four sisters, Mrs. Marie Graham, Mrs. H. H. Mote, and Mrs. Jack Lewis of Dallas, and Mrs. Hollis Wilson, Fort Worth; and a brother, Wardell Brooks, fort Worth.
Note: PHM3, US Navy, World War II
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Plot: Section N Site 100
Maintained by: Carol Moore
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 414545
Added: Nov. 2, 2012
KIA WWII Saipan|
Added: Dec. 20, 2010
It's Memorial Day 2010, Calvin, and I've never forgotten your visit to us on your way to San Diego after you enlisted. You showed us kids (children of your oldest sister Lois) how you "soda jerks" crushed ice in a dishtowel and threw scoops of ice cream o...(Read more)|
Added: May. 31, 2010
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