Brinton  S.  ALBRIGHT

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICE33012960
AGE29  yo
DATE OF BIRTH1915 PENNSYLVANIA
ETAT Perry County PENNSYLVANIA
FAMILYSingle
RANKStaff Sergeant
FONCTION--
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENTBakerNE
DATE of ENLISTEMENT8 May 1941 to Harrisburg PENNSYLVANIA
 COMPANYCombat Command B
DIVISION 4th Armored Division
DATE OF DEATH24 july 1944albright brinton tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATH Sainteny
CEMETERY TEMPORARY

CEMETERY TEMPORARY of St Laurent N°3508

PlotRowGrave
T590
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
C912
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM

 

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STORY
ALBRIGHT Brinton S inscription headstone

The 4th Armored Division lands on July 11, 1944 in Utah Beach

On July 18, 1944 the CP of the division is at Meautis.

On July 24, 1944 the 4th Armored Division is located in the triangle Periers (city still occupied by the Germans) and Sainteny and Tribehou (cities already liberated)

July 25, 1944 is the beginning of the COBRA operation in which the 4th Armored Division participates


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Opération Cobra


SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOClive TIRLEMONT
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud