Elwood Earl Brey
Died in the service of our country
BHS class of 1945
|Air Medal with 2 Gold Stars|
|Korean Service Medal|
|Combat Action Ribbon (Navy)|
|United Nations Service Medal|
|National Defense Service Medal|
|Korean Presidential Unit Citation|
|Republic of Korea War Service Medal|
|About Elwood Earl:||Ensign Brey lived at 11 East Central Avenue.
He was the pilot of an AD-4 Skyraider dive bomber with Attack Squadron 65, aboard the carrier USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CV-47). On April 16, 1951, while on a combat mission over North Korea, his aircraft was struck by anti-aircraft fire and crashed. He was presumed dead on April 22, 1954. His name is inscribed onthe Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Ensign Brey was awarded the Air Medal with 2 Gold Stars, the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, 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.
|Additional information:||Memorialized: Courts of the Missing: Court 8
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA