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Birth: Jan. 18, 1917
Death: Nov. 27, 1946
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Policeman Charles W. Brown
Philadelphia Police Department
End of Watch: Wednesday, November 27, 1946

Biographical Info
Age: 29
Tour of Duty: 16 years
Badge Number: Not available
Unit of assignment: 19th District

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)
Date of Incident: Wednesday, November 19, 1946
Weapon Used: Officer's handgun
Suspect Info: Not available

Officer Brown was killed when his semi-automatic handgun fell out of his pocket in a store on 68th Street near Greenway Avenue, and discharged. (1)

Police Officer Brown was killed as a result of a gun shot wound when his pistol accidentally discharged on November 19, 1946 inside of a building at 535 Spruce Street. He succumbed to his injuries eight days later. He was 29 years-old and served with the Department for 16 years. (2)

1. The Officer Down Page, Inc.

2. Philadelphia Police Department 
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 13, Lot 5, Range 3,, Grave 2
Created by: Researcher
Record added: May 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36916229
Charles William Brown
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Charles William Brown
Added by: Researcher
Charles William Brown
Added by: Researcher
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God bless. Rest in peace.
- Ohio Baby
 Added: Nov. 8, 2010
Blessed are the peace makers for they shall be called sons of God. Rest in Peace.
- Eamonn
 Added: May. 14, 2009

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