John Metcalf BRODERICK

Male 1919 - 1945  (25 years)


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  • Name John Metcalf BRODERICK 
    Born 19 Nov 1919  Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Jan 1945  Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I128358  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2017 

    Father Leo Charles BRODERICK,   b. 27 Dec 1884, Winona, Winona County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1953, Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Genevieve O'Neil Stapleton McDonald METCALF,   b. 1 Dec 1892, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1985  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1915 
    Family ID F42302  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Nov 1919 - Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Jan 1945 - Italy Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 026331 KIA

      The body of First Lt. John M. Broderick, son of District Judge and Mrs. L. C. Broderick, Mandan, who lost his life during World War II, has been returned to the United States from Italy aboard the United States Army Transport Lawrence Victory. The transport docked in New York harbor this weekend. A total of 26 remains were returned to North Dakota for reburial.

      Lt. Broderick was killed in action in Italy, Jan. 16, 1945, while serving as a fighter pilot with the Army Air Forces. A 1938 graduate of Mandan high school, he attended the University of Minnesota for a year. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N. Y., in 1943. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Coast Guard artillery and in December 1943, was promoted to First Lieutenant. He won his pilots? wings in January, 1944, and was sent overseas that December. He was 26 years of age at the time of his death.

      The Mandan Daily Pioneer, Wed November 9, 1948, Page 7.