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Sergeant George Newton Brigham

Male 1896 - 1979  (83 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name George Newton Brigham 
    Prefix Sergeant 
    Born 13 Feb 1896  Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900 
    1900 Brigham 13.
    1900 Brigham 13.
    1900 US census, Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut, enumeration district 495, Family Number 187, Brigham.
    Census 1910 
    1910 Brigham 12.
    1910 Brigham 12.
    1910 US census, Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut, enumeration district 555, Family Number 158, Brigham, William.
    Census 1930 
    1930 Brigham 13.
    1930 Brigham 13.
    1930 US census, Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut, enumeration district 7-6, Family Number 207, Brigham.
    Census 1940 
    1940 Brigham 26.
    1940 Brigham 26.
    1940 US census, Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut, enumeration district 7-6, Family Number 76, Brigham.
    Military Service U.S. Army, WWI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was assigned to Company I, 47th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and the Purple Heart. On August 19th, 1918, he was on patrol with another soldier behind enemy lines. The two men attacked a German machine gun emplacement killing two enemy soldiers and destroyed the machine gun nest. Although he was wounded (then) Corporal Brigham refused medical treatment until the mission was completed. 
    George Newton Brigham Transportation Roster.
    George Newton Brigham Transportation Roster.
    George Newton Brigham Transportation Roster. His mother is listed as his emergency contact.
    George N Brigham Heroism.
    George N Brigham Heroism.
    Excerpt of relevant sections of a much longer document describing why George was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.
    Died 13 Mar 1979  Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Grove Hill Cemetery, Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I8057  Nagel
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Father Frank Markham Brigham,   b. 20 Feb 1858, Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1915  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Minnie C Sill,   b. Nov 1861, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1950, Rockville, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F1660  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Adelaphene Busher,   b. 1899,   d. 18 Mar 1970, Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Abt 1922 
    Children 
     1. Tech Sergeant Francis M Brigham,   b. Abt 1923, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1943, Pacific Theater WWII Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years)  [Birth]
     2. Marion F Brigham
    +3. Rodney Lewis Brigham,   b. 11 May 1927,   d. 21 Dec 1991  (Age 64 years)  [Birth]
     4. Gordon K Brigham
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F2759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart