Joseph B. Brannon
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Joseph B. Brannon was born in
Texas on January 16, 1919. He was listed in Army records as being
a resident of Shelby County,
Texas, but was actually from Jefferson County, Texas. He was drafted into the Army on July 5, 1944, at Houston, Texas.
He had completed four years of High School, listed his civilian occupation as Semi skilled Chauffeurs and Drivers, Bus, Taxi,
Truck and Tractor, and was married with two children. His religion was listed as Protestant.
Pvt. Joseph B. Brannon was killed in action in Germany in an area south of Weinsheim on March 3, 1945.
Joseph B. Brannon was originally
buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium in Block G Row 12 Grave 276 and his remains were later
transferred and buried in Henri-Chapelle, most likely in 1948 when the temporary
cemeteries were shut down.
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot H Row 1 Grave 40
Grave marker for Joseph B. Brannon
Photo courtesy of Mr. Ludwig Aske, Assistant
Superintendent, Henri Chapelle American Cemetery.
Added by: Larry Hume, from the Find A Grave website
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