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New York National Guard enlistment record for Andrew J. Brady.  He enlisted at the age of 18 on 14 January 1936 and was assigned to Company  C, 71st Infantry

On 20 February 1942 Andrew enlisted in the Army at Ft Dix, NJ.  He had apparently fulfilled his obligation with the National Guard as no mention of it appears in this enlistment record.

Pvt Brady volunteered for parachutist duty and in July 1944 was assigned to Company A, 508th PIR.

On 7 January 1945 Pfc Brady was listed as injured in action and sent to a field hospital.  He rejoined the company on 16 January,

Pvt Brady was transferred to Headquarters 13th Airborne Division on 28 Mary 1945.

His military decorations include the Bronze Service Arrowhead device awarded for the Holland campaign and Airborne operations and the Combat Infantryman Badge for action during the campaign, 18 Dec 1944 to 20 Feb 1945.

Andrew married a woman in Nottingham, England and settled down there following the war.  His death in August 1987 was reported by the U.S. Consulate, London, United Kingdom.

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