Brennan, Joseph A., Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
AAF MOS 174-Engineering Aide (Designated Field)
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1942, AAF MOS 174, POW/MIA
Service Years
1941 - 1942

Private


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1909
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Queens County, NY

Casualty Date
May 15, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot L Row 14 Grave 118

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Battling Bastards of Bataan
  2008, Battling Bastards of Bataan


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 Unit Assignments
Engineer UnitsUSAAF 7th Air ForcePOW/MIA
  1941-1942, 803rd Engineer Battalion
  1941-1942, AAF MOS 174, USAAF 7th Air Force
  1942-1942, AAF MOS 174, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private Joseph Brennan enlisted from Jamaica, New York on 16 May 1941.

He served with Co "B" 803rd Engineer Aviation Battalion in the Philippines.  Once the attack by the Japanese began, the 803rd served as combat troops, and repaired roads, runways, and building defensive positions..

He was killed while being held a prisoner of the Japanese at Camp O'Donnell, Luzon, Philippines. 
   
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