Monday, August 1, 2016

PFC Albert Bronkhorst

PFC Albert Bronkhorst was born 6 Jun 1923 in Allegan County, Michigan to John H. and Jennie (Eisen) Bronkhorst. father John farmed. John died in 1939.  In 1940, Albert was farming on his mother's farm.

Albert was drafted in March 1943.  Sent overseas, he was transferred from the replacement depot to D Company 116th Infantry on 7 Jul 1944.  He was wounded on 30 Jul 1944, evacuated to the hospital and died there on 1 Aug 1944.

PFC Bronkhorst was repatriated in 1949 and is buried in the Overisel Cemetery in Overisel, Michigan.

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