|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1922|
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 1945|
Thomas Brown was a medic who was KIA at Batangas on Luzon. He was in the 511th Service Company, under Capt. Kermit Bradley.
THE PITTSBURGH PRESS, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1948, PAGE THIRTY-FIVE:
SERVICES SATURDAY REUNITE TWO BRADDOCK BROTHERS: BOTH SOLDIERS DIED IN PACIFIC
T/Sgt. James W. Brown and his brother, Pvt. Thomas S. Brown, will be buried side-by-side Saturday in Braddock Catholic Cemetery.
Both attended Scott High School and worked at the Westinghouse Electric Corp., East Pittsburgh. James was employed as a machinist and Thomas, as a punch press operator.
DIED IN PHILIPPINES
Sgt. James Brown was killed in action on Leyte Nov. 12, 1944. He was 29. He entered the service July 9, 1941 and was stationed at Aberdeen, Md., before going overseas with the 498th Bomb Squadron, 345 Bomb Group, known as the Falcons.
Pvt. Thomas Brown died on Luzon March 27, 1945, at the age of 23. He served with the Medical Det., 511 Parachute Inf.
They are survived by their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Brown of Nurnath Rd., Braddock Hills; one sister, Mrs. Eileen Barnes, and two brothers, John E. and Edward W. Brown, all of Braddock Hills. Pvt. Thomas leaves also his widow, Mrs. Mary Costello Brown.
Friends are being received at the Knee Funeral Home, 512 Rebecca St., Wilkinsburg. Requiem high mass will be sung Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Brendan's Church, Braddock.
Enlisted Dec. 8, 1942
Killed In Action
Note: PVT, 511TH PARACHUTE INF, KILLED IN ACTION
All Saints Braddock Catholic Cemetery
Plot: Soldier Section
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Record added: Oct 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78199995
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