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
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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