Many BRYANS and their related families have served in the United States military at some point in our Nation's history. By listing them here, we honor THEM and their contributions, and perhaps provide answers to valuable sources of genealogical information. We salute YOU!
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Henry TIMMERMAN (g-grandfather of Samantha Hudson-Bryan), enlisted as a private in June of 1775 at German Flats, NY, in Capt. Christopher Gates Co. of Col. Van Schaicke's Regt., 2nd Battalion of NY line, called Regular Forces. Went to Canada under Gen. Montgomery. Served until end of enlistment in 1775. Re-enlisted at Montreal Dec., 1775 in Capt. Ten Eyck's Co. Discharged April 1776 by Gen. Wooster at Quebec. Enlisted as a batteau man and served 2 years on the Mohawk River and in an expedition to Wyoming Valley with Gen. Sullivan. Was in the battle of Oriskany.
WAR OF 1812
George HUDSON (brother to Samantha Hudson-Bryan), 10th New York Heavy Artillery, Company G. He protected Washington, DC and fought at the Siege of Petersburg, VA.
WORLD WAR I
WORLD WAR II
George William BRYAN, (4th Generation) served in the United States Navy, enlisted 2-28-1945, Mpls., MN, Honorably discharged on 8-6-1946, served as AvRadMan, Radar, Seaman First Class, Great Lakes, Illinois and Memphis, TN.
Robert BRYAN, (3rd Generation), served in the 7th Division, 682nd Engineers, 31st Regiment, Headquarters Company. He was awarded the Bronze Star.
VIET NAM WAR
George Thomas BRYAN (son of George William Bryan & Gloria Mae Oliver), served in the United States Army, two years of service, one year active service in Viet Nam (November 26, 1968-November 30, 1969; Bravo Company, 9th Division, Infantry, earned combat infantry badge; honorably discharged with the rank of Sgt. E-5.