Archlious (Archie) Bert Brogdon was born 7 June 1922 in Knoxville, Tennessee to Lenwood French Brogdon and Clara Edna Magnolia Hansard. He attended Ruhl High School
He died 29 October 1944 in Germany
Buried at New Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, TN

Private First Class
Corps Engineers, Company C, 105th Engineer Combat Battalion, 30th Infantry Division

The Knoxville Journal, 13 December 1944
Pfc. Bert Brogdon, husband of Mrs. Susie Smith Brogdon, of Blaine was killed in action in Germany, Oct. 29. The 22-year-old Purple Heart winner, a veteran of two years’ service, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. L.F. Brogdon of 626 Beaumont.

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, 27 October 1947
Pfc. Archlius Bert Brogden was listed among the returned European Theater dead as a resident of Blaine, but relatives say he lived at 626 Beaumont Avenue with his father, L.F. Brogden. Blaine is the homeplace of his widow, Mrs. A.B. Brogden. She is a telephone company employe here. Pfc. Brogden, with the Army Engineers, was first wounded in France. He lost his life in Luxembourg on Oct. 29, 1944. His first burial place was at Henri Chapel, Belgium.

Survivors are wife, Mrs. Susie B. Brogdon; parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.F. Brogdon; brothers, Marshal Brogdon, all of Knoxville; L.F. Jr., Atlanta; grandparents, Mrs. Florence Brogdon, Knoxville; Mrs. Susie Hansard, Fountain City.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 June 1922
  • Date of death: 29 October 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 105th Engineer Combat Battalion, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Burial/Memorial Location: New Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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