Vernon Brabazon's Grave in Oshkosh

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Record 97/678
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Collection Vernon Brabazon
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Vernon Brabazon's Grave in Oshkosh.
Year Range from 1920
Event World War I
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1921
Medium Photographic Paper/Ink
Neg # 23345
Notes Outdoor view of the grave of Vernon Brabazon, Company B, 127th Infantry, 32nd Division in an Oshkosh cemetery after his body was returned from France. A marble gravestone reads: "Honor Fidelity/Vernon A. Brabazon/Co. B, 127th Reg., 32nd Div./U.S.A./Born May 18, 1893/Killed in Action/At Sergy, France/August 1, 1918". His photograph is mounted on the gravestone and the figure of a soldier is etched at left on the stone. An American flag is planted at the foot and flowers appear near the stone.
Vernon A. Brabazon was born in Gladstone, MI May 18, 1893, the son of Elbert William and Margaret Brabazon. He came to Oshkosh with his family in 1910. He enlisted in Company B, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard in 1916 and saw service on the Mexican Border. Old Company B became Company B, 127th Infantry, 32nd Division in 1917. He was killed in battle August 1, 1918 at Bellvue Farm near Sergy, France. His remains were returned to Oshkosh in 1921.
Object ID P1935.11.8
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Brabazon, Vernon Andrew
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Subjects World War I
Death & burial
127th United States Infantry
32nd Division
Riverside Cemetery
Title Vernon Brabazon's Grave in Oshkosh
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