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Charles Bruder
Birth: 1888, Switzerland
Death: Jul. 6, 1916
Spring Lake
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA

Shark Attack Victim. A 28-year old native of Switzerland, former soldier in the Swiss Army and, at the time of his death, Bell Captain at the Essex and Sussex Hotel in Spring Lake, he was the 2nd victim of the infamous "Jersey Maneater Shark Attacks" of 1916. He was attacked by the shark, which bit off both his feet before he was rescued by the hotel shore patrol. He died on the beach from loss of blood and shock. 
 
Burial:
Atlantic View Cemetery
Manasquan
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Originally Created by: J. Boadway
Record added: Aug 27, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6725578
Charles Bruder
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Charles Bruder
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- Lanie
 Added: Jul. 20, 2015
To the Spirit of Charles Bruder:I wrote a memorial in the sand for you... the little children liked it! I also went for a short swim, but the outgoing tidal currents were too strong for me to go far... all that happened to me was I got my feet nibbled on...(Read more)
- Linda
 Added: Jul. 6, 2015

- mj
 Added: Jul. 6, 2015
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