Alfred Charles Breault

Born: May 12, 1924
Loc: Corry, Erie Co. PA
Died: Mar 22, 2001
Loc: Tuscon, AZ
Bur: Cremated
Father: Alfred Joseph Breault
Mother: Hazel Benetta Holden 
Married Twice - Both Spouses Living

1930 Census:  Corry, Erie Co, PA

Children:  All Living

Military: World War II Awarded the Purple Heart

A. C. Breault Is Wounded In North Africa
Paratrooper Wounded in Action But Further Information Is Lacking in Advices to Parents From War Dept.
Pvt. A. C. Breault, formerly of Corry, was wounded in action in the North African theater of operations, according to word reaching his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Breault, 1051 East Twenty-fourth street, Erie. The Breault family formerly resided in Corry, moving to Erie a year ago. Parents of the paratrooper were informed by the War Department that their son was wounded in action during the North African campaign. The nature and extent of his wounds were not disclosed in the information from the War Department. Breault entered the Army on May 12, 1942 and was advanced to the rank of corporal, but he surrendered the rank to enter the paratroops. He left the United States for overseas duty on May 12, 1943 a year to the date after his induction into the armed forces.
Source: Corry Journal - Aug 27, 1943
Pvt. Alfred Breault and French Girl to Wed
Mrs. Francis L. Loopeau, Oran, Algeria, announces the engagement of her daughter Louisentte (Louise) and Pvt. Alfred C. Breault, now in Italy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred J. Breault, 358W. 29th St. The wedding will take place when the war is over. The groom-to-be enlisted in 1942, having been wounded in the Sicilian invasion, and has served in North Africa.
Notes: Alfred and Louise never married.
Pvt. Alfred C. Breault, the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Breault, 358 W. 29th St., holder of the Purple Heart, after many months of service in Italy with the 180th Military Police Co., writes his parents that he will be soon en route to the Pacific for combat with the Japs. The Erie man entered the army on May 12, 1942, with the rank of technician fifth grade. He gave up his rank to join the paratroopers, and after training at Ft. Benning, Ga., went overseas on May 12, 1943. He was wounded in the Sicilian invasion on July 16, 1943 and hospitalized until Nov. 1, 1943 after which he joined his unit in North Africa, later moving into Italy.

SS Death Index:
Name: Alfred C. Breault
Last Residence: 85629 Sahuarita, Pima, Arizona,
United States of America
Born: 12 May 1924
Died: 22 Mar 2001
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951 )