Name: Albert Brigham
Branch/Rank: United States Marine Corps/E4
Unit: E CO 2 BN 1 MAR 1 MAR DIV
Date of Birth: 12 April 1945
Home City of Record:  SAVANNAH GA
Date of Loss: 14 December 1966
Country of Loss:  South Vietnam
Loss Coordinates:  160218 North 1081433 East
Status (in 1973): Killed in Action/Body not Recovered
Category: 5
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: Ground
Other Personnel in Incident:
Refno: 0549

Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File.   2020


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Lance Corporal Albert Brigham, who joined the U.S. Marine Corps from Georgia, served with Company E, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. On December 14, 1966, LCpl Brigham and his unit were engaged with enemy forces near Quang Dong Hamlet, South Vietnam. As the Marines crossed a small river in the vicinity of (GC)  49Q BT 050 750, LCpl Brigham disappeared under the water and was not seen again. Search efforts were conducted without success, and the unit was forced to leave the area. Further search efforts were similarly unsuccessful. Today, Lance Corporal Brigham is memorialized on the Courts of the Missing at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. 

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