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1LT Russell Hale Britton, Jr

1LT Russell Hale Britton, Jr

Birth
Maine, USA
Death 9 Feb 1945 (aged 24)
Germany
Burial Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, USA
Plot Section 4, Block 2, Grave 45
Memorial ID 25156572 · View Source
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Son of Russell Hale Britton & Helen Gordon Chadwick Britton.

Russell served as a 1st Lt., 44th Armored Infantry Battalion, 6th Armored Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Strafford County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on October 26, 1942 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Russell was "Killed In Action" in Germany during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.

At the families request, his state of birth was added to his headstone (Maine) instead of his state of residence (New Hampshire).


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  • Created by: Duke Thatcher
  • Added: 9 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25156572
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Russell Hale Britton, Jr (29 Apr 1920–9 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25156572, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Duke Thatcher (contributor 46791541) .