PFC Rose Brohinsky

PFC Rose Brohinsky

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 30 May 1945 (aged 30–31)
At Sea
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Plot Tablets Of The Missing ~ Army
Memorial ID 56245846 · View Source
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Rose served as a Private First Class in the Women’s Army Corps, and was a passenger on C-47B #44-76406, 1202nd Air Air Force Base Unit, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

She resided in New York County, New York prior to the war.

She enlisted in the Women's Army Corps on July 6, 1944 in New York City, New York. She was noted, at the time of her enlistment, as being employed in a Semiprofessional occupation and also as Single, without dependents.

C-47B #44-76406 took off, with a crew of 3 and 18 passengers, from Accra, Ghana on a transport mission to Robert's Field, Liberia. For an unknown reason "Mayday's" were heard from the C-47. They disappeared and are believed to have crashed into the sea near Takordi, Ghana. All 21 on board were lost.

Rose was declared "Missing In Action" on this flight during the war.

Service # A-202927

Her next of kin was noted as her sister: Mrs. Lee Rosetti who resided in San Francisco, California.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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Crew lost on C-47B #44-76406

Ellis, Alfred R. ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, IA
Mulhern, Robert E. ~ F/O, Co-Pilot, MA
Shiffman, George A. ~ Corp, Radio Operator, OH

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18 Passengers lost on C-47B #44-76406

Brohinsky, Rose ~ Pfc, WAC, NY
Cooper, Doris F. ~ Sgt, WAC, IL
Flannery, Flossie D. ~ Pfc, WAC, IN
Friend, Frieda C. ~ Pfc, WAC, NY
Gollinger, Mary F. ~ Pfc, WAC, CA
Holden, Velma E. ~ Corp, WAC, NC
Hollingsworth, Odessa L. ~ Pfc, WAC, OK
King, Alice D. ~ Pfc, WAC, OR
Liles, Wilma E. ~ Pfc, WAC, TX
McBride, Evelyn L. ~ Pfc, WAC, TX
McKinney, Alice P. ~ Pfc, WAC, MI
Puchalla, Rose F. ~ Pfc, WAC, MN
Rice, Mildred E.~ Pfc, WAC, KS
Roomsburg, Tony P. ~ Pfc, WAC, CA
Rozzelle, Helen F. ~ Pfc, WAC, D.C.
Seyfert, Leona M. ~ Pfc, WAC, IL
Warlick, Ruth E. ~ Pfc, WAC, TX
Williams, Bonnie L. ~ Pfc, WAC, KS

( Crew & Passenger List by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56245846
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Rose Brohinsky (1914–30 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56245846, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .