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George Elmore Briggs

Birth
Death 12 Oct 1944
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 161423301 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until October 13, 1945, 1 year and 1 day after he went missing as was the custom.

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Husband of Jean Elizabeth Webb Briggs who resided in West Hartford, Connecticut.

George served as a Aviation Radioman Second Class, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Hartford County, Connecticut prior to the war.

George, who served on an unknown Aircraft Carrier, was declared "Missing In Action" during the Formosa Air Battle during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 6425844

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding where he was interred!

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ARM2C, US NAVY WORLD WAR II


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: Janice Hollandsworth
  • Added: 20 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161423301
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Elmore Briggs (unknown–12 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161423301, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .