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Sergeant George Newton Brigham

Male 1896 - 1979  (83 years)


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  • Name George Newton Brigham 
    Prefix Sergeant 
    Born 13 Feb 1896 
    Gender Male 
    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. 
    Died 13 Mar 1979  Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Person ID I8057  Nagel
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2014 

    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 Adelaphene Busher,   b. Abt 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)
     2. Marion F Brigham
    +3. Rodney Lewis Brigham
     4. Gordon K Brigham
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F2759  Group Sheet