Sgt Ralph S. Brink

Sgt Ralph S. Brink

Birth
Hominy, Osage County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 10 Jan 1943 (aged 26)
China
Burial Hominy, Osage County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 48412523 · View Source
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Ralph's parents were Enis Clarence and Zada Birdsong Brink. Initially he was a member of the New Mexico National Guard, joining on 25 October 1940. His national guard unit was activated 6 January 1941 as part of the 515th Coastal Artillery Regiment. Fought the Japanese in the Philippines and was captured in February 1942. Suffered sixteen months in the Hoten POW Camp in Manchuria before he died from gangrene in his crushed right leg.


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Gravesite Details Actual death date was October 1, 1943. The headstone date is the date he was last reported as alive.

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  • Created by: Don J
  • Added: 20 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48412523
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Ralph S. Brink (13 Aug 1916–10 Jan 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48412523, citing A.J. Powell Memorial Cemetery, Hominy, Osage County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Don J (contributor 47106048) .