William L. Brasfield

NAME
William Lee Brasfield
NICKNAME
MCSN
275765
HOME OF RECORD
Quinton, AL
NEXT OF KIN
Parents, William & Minnie Brasfield
DATE OF BIRTH
April 10, 1919
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
October 16, 1939
DATE OF LOSS
March 1, 1942
REGION
Java Sea
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Indonesia / Sunda Strait
CASUALTY TYPE
MIA (Declared Dead)
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Houston
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Private Brasfield was last known to be aboard the USS Houston when she was sunk during the Battle of Sunda Strait.
He was declared dead on 19 December, 1945
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
MEMORIALS
Quinton Church of Christ Cemetery, AL
Manila American Cemetery

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William Brasfield, date unknown. Uploaded to FindAGrave by Sue Brasfield Vines.

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