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1Lt Elwood James Brey

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1Lt Elwood James Brey

  • Birth 28 May 1914 Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 4 Jan 1945 Luxembourg, Belgium
  • Burial Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium
  • Plot • Plot A / Row 2 / Grave 18
  • Memorial ID 56279707

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First Lieutenant Brey (Serial #O-1312374)
served in the:

• United States Army
• 82nd Airborne Division
• 325th Glider Infantry Regiment
• Company A (Weapons Platoon)

His Army enlistment date / place was:
• February 27, 1941
• Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

His civilian occupation at enlistment was:
• Inspector

He was Wounded In Action in:
• Belgium during World War II
(and later Died of his Wounds on January 4, 1945)

He was awarded the:
• Silver Star
• Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster

He was a resident of:
• Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

He was the son of the late:
• John Benjamin Brey Sr
(10/21/1890 - 07/06/1975)
• Sarah A Rohrback Brey
(04/09/1889 - 04/07/1970

He was the brother of:
Paul Milton Brey
(10/03/1909 - 03/13/1992)
• Anna M Brey Schwartz
(02/01/1912 - 12/1993)
• David Brey
(c. 1923 - ????)
• Dorothy Brey
(c. 1927 - ????)
• John Benjamin Brey Jr
(12/24/1928 - 11/10/2011)
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  • Maintained by: KATHY
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56279707
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Elwood James Brey (28 May 1914–4 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56279707, citing Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by KATHY (contributor 47029945) .