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Stinson Bryant

Stinson Bryant

                         Name: Stinson Bryant

                         Branch of Service: U.S. Army

                         Unit: Co. C, 9 Armd. ENGR BN

                         Rank: CPL

                         Dates of Service: 10/17/1942-

                         Theater of Service: Europe

Stinson Bryant was born on April 5, 1915, in Albemarle County, Virginia; he was the son of Edmond Bryant (1883-1920) and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Alice (Adcock) Bryant (1884-1961).  In the 1920-1930 U.S. Federal Census, Stinson was living with his widowed mother, Lizzie Bryant, and his siblings in Scottsville District, Albemarle County, Virginia.  In the 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Stinson was living with his brother, Edloe Bryant, in Falls, Fayette County, West Virginia.  Stinson enlisted in the U.S. Army on October 15, 1942, in Huntington, West Virginia; he was 27 years old. 

The history book entitled Young American Patriots, 1941-1945, Virginia (Richmond, VA: National Publishing Co., 1946) lists Stinson Bryant as:

"BRYANT STINSON:  Pfc, U.S. Army.  Age 29.  Entered Service Oct. 17, 1942, Camp Polk, LA; Overseas.  Attended Scottsville High School.  Methodist.  Son of Mrs. Lizzie A. Bryant, Scottsville, VA."

Stinson Bryant passed away on October 21, 1954, in Charleston, West Virginia, when he was 39 years old; he is buried at Montgomery Memorial Park, London, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

Stinson Bryant Gravestone, Montgomery Memorial Park

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