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Brunig, Henry - First Sergeant

Army Veteran Takes Own Life When His Horses Are Killed

NEW ORLEANS, July 2. (AP)--The 21 artillery horses First Sergeant Henry Brunig loved, were led out and shot this week, condemned as too old for service.

Sergeant Brunig was found dead Thursday night, a bullet wound in his head, his revolver by his side.

"The only explanation I can think of," said his uncle, H. E. Brunig, "is that Henry was grieving over the horses." Dr. C. Grenes Cole, coroner, said the death was a suicide.

Brownsville Herald, Brownsville, TX 2 Jul 1937

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