Brey, Elwood Earl, ENS

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 131X, USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
Service Years
1950 - 1951

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Allentown, PA
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Apr 16, 1951
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Courts of the Missing: Court 8 (cenotaph)

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Tributes from Members  
Tributes & Resorces posted by Burgdorf, Tommy (Birddog, TWS Memorial "A" Team), FC2 432
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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings

 Duty Stations
VA-65 TigersUSS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
  1951-1951, 131X, VA-65 Tigers
  1951-1951, 131X, USS Philippine Sea (CV-47)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1951 Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
 Colleges Attended 
Kansas State Teachers College
  1946-1950, Kansas State Teachers College1
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Nov 11, 2014, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Ensign Brey 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
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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, Korean War Fallen
  2014, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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