Joseph Sebok

Joseph Sebok

Pfc. Joseph Sebok, Jr., U.S. Army, who was killed in action in Germany on November 19, 1944, was a native of Brantford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sebok, Sr., 47 Pearl St. Born January 2, 1917, he attended St. Basil's School here and later was employed at the Bixel Brewing and Malting Co. In 1941 he went to South Bend, Indiana, following the same line of occupation, and there married Miss Betty Bodish. He joined the U.S. Army in October, 1943, at South Bend, and, after training, proceeded overseas, reaching England on D-Day. Engaged in the North European campaign, he was wounded and was awarded the Purple Heart decoration, which subsequently was received by his wife. Resuming his active duties, he made the supreme sacrifice as one of those invading the German Reich. He now rests in a cemetery in Holland. He leaves to mourn the loss of a gallant soldier, his widow and their daughter, Gloria Jean.

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