Brunson, T/Sgt. Joseph E.

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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 
– the 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 – Ogden, 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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