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Alanson Wesley "Lance" Brown
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1924
Pearsall
Frio County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 2006
Dripping Springs
Hays County
Texas, USA

"Lance enrolled at Texas A&M in the Fall of 1942, but withdrew at mid-semester to join the U. S. Marine Corps. He went through basic training along with his brother Tige at San Diego, California. In July of 1943 Lance participated in the New Georgia campaign in the South Pacific. He strung field telephone lines under fire to field commands on various Pacific islands. He had a total of three campaign medals. He witnessed the Battle of Kula Gulf from a hillside early in the war. His outfit was later part of the Third Marine Amphibious Corps. He was stationed at Camp LeJeune in North Carolina as the war wound down. He served with the occupation forces in North China after the Japanese surrender. He was mustered out with the rank of staff sergeant in February of 1946."
Extracted from obituary provided by Harrill Funeral Home

Preceded in death by his parents, Sugars Turner "Tige" Brown, Sr. and Lillian Muriel "Betty" Matson Brown; and his first wife, Ruth, on February 28, 1994. *They were married September 1, 1946*

Also preceded in death by his sister, Catherine Elizabeth "Betty" Brown Curtis
 
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 Parents:
  Sugars Turner Brown (1891 - 1972)
  Lillian Muriel Matson Brown (1893 - 1981)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Gillis Gillis Brown (1925 - 1994)
 
 Sibling:
  Catherine Elisebeth Brown Curtis (1920 - 2003)*
  Alanson Wesley Brown (1924 - 2006)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pearsall Cemetery
Pearsall
Frio County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Paula J
Record added: Nov 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22782959
Alanson Wesley Lance Brown
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Alanson Wesley Lance Brown
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