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PFC Andrew Howard Brixey
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1919
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1945, France


YONKERS SOLDIERS BODY TO ARRIVE

The body of PFC Andrew H. Brixey of Yonkers, Oklahoma, a casualty of World War II, will arrive in Wagoner on Saturday afternoon, August 6, 1949.

Memorial services and final reburial will be announced later by Hersman Funeral Home of Wagoner.
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Original article published in the Wagoner Record-Democrat/August 4, 1949 pg. 4

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YONKERS SOLDIER BURIED IN GIDEON

Funeral services for PFC Andrew Brixey of Yonkers, who was killed in action in France on April 22, 1945 in World War II, were held Tuesday afternoon at Peggs.

Memorial services were conducted in the Freewill Baptist Church with burial in the Blue Springs Cemetery in Gideon, Oklahoma.

Military rites were conducted at the graveside by the VFW Post of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, with burial under the direction of Hersman Funeral Home.

Members of the Hulbert American Legion Post served as pallbearers.

Brixey is survived by two sons; two brothers, Everett of Red Oak, Oklahoma and Ed of Hulbert; and one sister, Mrs. John Sulfridge of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
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Original article published in the Wagoner Record-Democrat/August 11, 1949 pg. 8
Bio provided by Donna Rankin
 
 
Inscription:
PFC 411 Infantry WWII-Oklahoma
 
Burial:
Blue Springs Cemetery
Gideon
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: N 11
 
Maintained by: E.T. & Linda Merickel
Originally Created by: Cemetery Junkie
Record added: Jun 23, 2009
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PFC Andrew Howard Brixey
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PFC Andrew Howard Brixey
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PFC Andrew Howard Brixey
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" Gone But Not Forgotten " It is our hope to Document,Record,and hand down to our younger generation so they remeberand carry on the legacy of our family through our Family Tree.With your help our children can follow in our FOOT STEEPS,And Remeber althoug...(Read more)
- E.T. & Linda Merickel
 Added: May. 8, 2015

- Donna Rankin * Searching the Past
 Added: Nov. 15, 2014
World War II Victory Medal as earned by PFC Andrew H. Brixey, posthumously. Rest in Peace, Sir. / 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 commem...(Read more)
- Grateful Patriot
 Added: Jan. 15, 2014
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