T/Sgt. Joseph Edward Brunson

Born: 15 September 1921 - Brookfield, Illinois
Parents: Harry Brunson & Elizabeth Marie Ashurst-Brunson
Siblings: 2 sisters, 1 brother
Hometown: Brookfield, Illinois
    - family moved to Brookfield from Forest Park in 1939
Education:
    - left Proviso Township High School after three years
        - graduated from Riverside Brookfield High School
    - attended LaGrange Junior College
Wife: Margaret Lorine Brunson
Residence: 1136 Twenty-Second Street - Ogdan, Utah
Inducted:
    - U.S. Army
        - Unknown
Trained:
    - Camp Grant, Illinois
    - Jefferson Barracks, Saint Louis, Missouri
    - Camp Rotund
    - Hill Army Airfield, Utah
Units:
    - Eighth Cargo Combat Squadron
Stationed::
    - Finschhafen, New Guinea - November 1944
    - Biak Island - January 1945
Died:
    - 29 January 1945 - Clark Airfield, Philippine Islands
Buried:
    - 13 October 1949 - Rock Island National Cemetery - Rock Island, Illinois
        - Section:  E   Site:  52

 

 

 

 


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