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Pvt Burchard Russell Brown

Pvt Burchard Russell Brown

Birth
Lebanon, York County, Maine, USA
Death 23 Feb 1943 (aged 24)
Algeria
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot E, 8-10
Memorial ID 3296573 · View Source
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Son of Lauris B. & Bessie E. Brown who resided in New Hampshire.

Burchard served as a Private, Medical Department, 38th Evacuation Hospital, 111th Medical Battalion, U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on February 4, 1942 at Fort Deven's, Massachusetts. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a lumbermen and also as Single, without dependents.

Burchard died in the "Line Of Duty" of a non-battle related incident during the war.

It is possible that they all died in a plane crash since the unit was transferring, at this time, from Algeria to Italy.

He was originally interred in Algeria and was later repatriated here on August 10, 1948.

Service # 31061443

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Those who perished in this incident:

Brown, Burchard R ~ Pvt, NH
Fielden, Lincoln A ~ Pvt, TN
Herring, William A ~ T/5, FL
Hunsucker, James P ~ Pvt, NC
Hutchinson, William A ~ LTC, TX
Ramsey, John R ~ Pvt, AL
Rathgeb, Irving R ~ Major, TX
Strickland, Raymond L ~ Pvt, WV

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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Inscription

PVT, US ARMY WORLD WAR II


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3296573
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Burchard Russell Brown (31 Aug 1918–23 Feb 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3296573, citing Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .