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 William Ellis Brinton

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William Ellis Brinton

Birth
Marshallton, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
4 May 1942 (aged 26)
Burial
Buried or Lost at Sea. Specifically: Gulf Of Mexico
Memorial ID
57260949 View Source

William lived on Limestone Road, Marshallton, Delaware and served as a Messman, S.S. Joseph M. Cudahy, Merchant Marines during World War II.

The Cudahy, an Oil Tanker, was struck by an enemy torpedo fired by German U-Boat U-507 in the Gulf of Mexico and sunk.

William was declared "Missing In Action" during the war.

He was posthumously awarded the Mariner's Medal and the Combat Bar with a Star!

Husband of Mary Long Brinton.

William was the only Delawarean on the Cudahy.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

William lived on Limestone Road, Marshallton, Delaware and served as a Messman, S.S. Joseph M. Cudahy, Merchant Marines during World War II.

The Cudahy, an Oil Tanker, was struck by an enemy torpedo fired by German U-Boat U-507 in the Gulf of Mexico and sunk.

William was declared "Missing In Action" during the war.

He was posthumously awarded the Mariner's Medal and the Combat Bar with a Star!

Husband of Mary Long Brinton.

William was the only Delawarean on the Cudahy.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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