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SSgt Louis J Brown
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Birth: 1924
Maine, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1944, Germany

Louis served as a Staff Sergeant & Top Turret Gunner on B-17G #42-31798, 412nd Bomber Squadron, 95th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Aroostook County, Maine prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on January 5, 1943 in Bangor, Maine. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Skilled cranemen and also as Single, without dependents.

Louis was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-17 was attacked by multiple German FW 190's and crashed in Bad Doberan, Germany during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 31282994

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Airmen who perished on B-17G #42-31798:

Borden, Raymond C ~ S/Sgt, Left Waist Gunner, NY
Boren, J W ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, TX
Brown, Louis J ~ S/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, ME
Jerstad, Edward M ~ S/Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, ND
Jones, John P ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, CA
Kuchling, Ewalt E ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, IL
Radcliffe, James A ~ S/Sgt, Right Waist Gunner, MI

Airmen who became POW's from
B-17G #42-31798:


Cunliffe, Edward T, Sr ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, NJ
Krecji, Joseph F, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, OH
Maddox, Garland D ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, AL

( Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Burial:
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
Coton
South Cambridgeshire District
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: Tablets Of The Missing
 
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56288138
SSgt Louis J Brown
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SSgt Louis J Brown
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SSgt Louis J Brown
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 8, 2014
Maine
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 4, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 19, 2010
 
 
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