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William Ellis Brinton

Birth
Marshallton, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 4 May 1942 (aged 26)
Burial Body lost at sea, Specifically: Gulf Of Mexico
Memorial ID 57260949 · View Source
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Son of Harry A. and Annie P. McGuinnes Brinton.

Husband of Mary Long Brinton.

William lived on Limestone Road, Marshallton, Delaware and served as a Messman with the Merchant Marines during World War II.

His Oil Tanker, the S.S. Joseph M. Cudahy, was struck by an enemy torpedo in the Gulf of Mexico and sunk.

William was declared "Missing In Action" during the war and was awarded the Mariner's Medal.


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 18 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57260949
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Ellis Brinton (4 Dec 1915–4 May 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57260949, ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) Body lost at sea, who reports a Gulf Of Mexico.