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Francis Anthony Brittingham
Chief Warrant Officer, United States Army
Submitted by his sons, Richard T. Brittingham, Colonel, United States Army, and Robert Peter Brittingham, Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy (retired):

Chief Warrant Officer Francis Anthony Brittingham served in the United States Army during World War II and subsequently Korea.

During World War II, he was awarded the Bronze Star for valor for exposing himself to enemy fire at Auberg, Germany, while attempting to bring two wounded soldiers to safety. He was a man of courage and dedicated his life to military service.

Madelaine Kathleen Emmert Brittingham was a dedicated military wife who spent the best part of her life in support of her husband's military endeavors.

Their children, in order of birth, are Robert Peter Brittingham, Madeline Katheen Brittingham Brinker (deceased), Francis Andrew Brittingham, Walter George Brittingham, Richard Thomas Brittingham, M.D., Dorothy Adrienne Brittingham Wells, David Brittingham (deceased), Peter Paul Brittingham.

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BRITTINGHAM, FRANCIS A
CWO3   US ARMY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 10/01/1938 - 10/31/1958
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/07/1916
DATE OF DEATH: 11/09/1989
DATE OF INTERMENT: 11/14/1989
BURIED AT: SECTION 60  SITE 3901

BRITTINGHAM, MADELAINE K
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/09/1916
DATE OF DEATH: 08/06/2002
DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/09/2002
BURIED AT: SECTION 60  SITE 390
  WIFE OF BRITTINGHAM, FRANCIS A  CWO3 US ARMY

FA Brittingham Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006


Posted: 17 April 2004  Updated: 18 April 2004 Updated: 26 November 2005 Updatd: 18 August 2006
Bronze Star Medal