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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 18 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 18

(By Delegate Hamilton)




Requesting that bridge number 49-4/15-0.93 on County Route 4/15, Upshur County, West Virginia, currently known as the "French Creek Bridge" be named the "Cpl. Sherald P. Brady, U.S. Army Memorial Bridge".
     Whereas, Sherald Perry Brady was born November 7, 1919, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Brady of Volga, West Virginia; and
     Whereas, Cpl. Sherald P. Brady enlisted in the United States Army October 22, 1941, was sent to England in June of 1942, and was sent to Africa in March of 1943; and
     Whereas, Cpl. Sherald P. Brady served with the U. S. Army 4th Ranger Battalion which landed in Sicily, and was killed in action there July 10, 1943; and
     Whereas, Cpl. Sherald P. Brady was awarded a Purple Heart; and      Whereas, Cpl. Sherald P. Brady was the twelfth person from Upshur County, West Virginia to give his life in the service of his country during World War II; and
     Whereas, Cpl. Sherald P. Brady was buried at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery at Nettuno, Italy, Plot I, Row 4, Grave 13; therefore, be it
     Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
     That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name bridge number 49-4/15-0.93 on County Route 4/15, Upshur County, West Virginia, currently known as the "French Creek Bridge" the "Cpl. Sherald P. Brady, U.S. Army Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Commissioner of the Division of Highways is hereby requested to erect signs at both ends of the bridge containing bold and prominent letters proclaiming the bridge the "Cpl. Sherald P. Brady, U.S. Army Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates, forward a certified copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Division of Highways.
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