Brummwell, Malcolm J., 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Logistics Corps
Last Primary MOS
AAF MOS 0611-Freight Transportation Officer
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1941, AAF MOS 0611, Hawaiian Command
Service Years
1940 - 1941

Logistics Corps

Second Lieutenant


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Home State
North Dakota
North Dakota
Year of Birth
1911
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cavalier, ND
Last Address
Cavalier, ND

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot M Row 0 Grave 157

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 Unit Assignments
Hawaiian Command
  1941-1941, AAF MOS 0611, Hawaiian Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941
 Colleges Attended 
Kansas University
  1929-1931, Kansas University
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Last Known Activity
Eye Witness Account from: William Melnyk
U.S. Army Air Corp, Headquarters Squadron,, 17th Air Base Group, Hickam Field, Hawaii

We carried him to the supply room and laid him on the counter. He was bleeding across the chest and moaned from the pain. At this time, there were about five people in the supply room and one called the hospital for an ambulance. In a short time it came to the front of the building and we were told to bring the Lieutenant out. We slid him off the counter and he fell toward me. Another fellow and I carried the injured Lieutenant to the ambulance and laid him on a stretcher. The driver and another fellow slid him in and they turned toward me. The driver, thinking I was wounded also because of all the blood on my shirt, said Take it easy now and get into the ambulance I said there is nothing wrong with me. He replied,  I know, I know and began to force me inside where the Lieutenant was lying. I went into the vehicle, crawled over the drivers seat and went out through the door. As I walked away from the ambulance, the driver, thinking I was in shock, began chasing me yelling for me to come back. He soon gave up, returning to the ambulance and drove the injured man to the hospital. We later learned that he died from the injuries he received in the chest.

   
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