Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Edward G. Brockway

Edward Glen is the son of Glenn Brockway and Pearl Marie Conway and was born 18 Feb 1925 in Adrian, Michigan. In the 1930 census he was living with parents in Rome, Lenawee, Michigan with younger siblings, Harriet, Vivian and staup step-siblings Elwood, Donald, and Francis.

Private First Class Brockway was a medic with the Medical Company, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while tending his wounded comrades in North Korea on April 18, 1953.

He was presumed dead on April 19, 1954. Private First Class Brockway was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Medical Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal. Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor

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