Richard Earl Brossman

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NameRichard Earl Brossman
Serial Numberunknown
Highest RankPfc
Service BranchMarine Corps
War/ActionWorld War II
Date of Birth1/10/1926
Place of BirthBoulder, CO
Colorado Home TownRural Longmont (Highlandlake)
Date of Death2/28/1945
Place of DeathIwo Jima
Place of BurialNational Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolul
CircumstancesKilled in action
BiographyRichard "Dick" Brossman was the son of Highlandlake, Colorado residents, Charles N. Brossman and his first wife, Ethel Emely Eckman Brossman. He was a 10th grader at Longmont High School when he dropped out and joined the Marines on 27 March 1944.
InscriptionPanel: 4, Column: 1, Row: 26
Added to Database6/30/2001
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