Monday, June 20, 2016

PVT Albert R Bryan

PVT Albert R Bryan the son of James Lewis and Goldie L Bryan of Williamsport, MD. His mother, Goldie, died three years after he was born. He was raised by his grandparents Frederick and Barbara E (Marks) Byron.He had settled in Camden New Jersey, and lived at 1043 Princess Avenue, in the Parkside section. A welder at New York Shipbuilding, he was engaged to be married to Miss Nicoline Valentino of 1152 Haddon Avenue when he was drafted in August 1943.

Albert Bryan was sent overseas and assigned to the 29th Infantry Division in April of 1944. Assigned to C Company 116th Infantry, he was wounded in the fighting in Normandy on June 19, 1944. He died as a result of these wounds the following day, June 20, 1944. Albert Bryan was survived by his grandmother, of Williamsport, MD. His father, James Bryan was killed in a car accident the same day Albert Bryan died. Albert is buried in the Normandy American Cemetery.

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