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Always Remember Those Who Gave All: MC WW2 Gold Stars and MIA Survivors

Augustin Limberg Brunson

Augustin Limberg Brunson (1918-1944)

MC Class: Ex-1944

Years at MC: 1940-1941 (Freshman)

Hometown: Pine City, NY

Life at MC: Pre-Law

Military Branch: US Marines

Military Unit: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marines Division (same as Charles William "Chuck" Dunning)

Rank: Private First Class (Machine Gunner)

Medals Awarded: Purple Heart (posthumous)

Date Missing: 26 September 1944

Date of Death: 26 September 1944

Location of Death: Peleiu Islands, Pacific Ocean

Circumstances of Death: Died during Battle of Peleiu

Burial/Memorial Information: Plot F, Row 0, Grave 4125, Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, New York (

Additional Information: His sister Jessie Lou Brunson graduated from MC in 1946.