|Birth: ||Jun. 2, 1915|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 1946, Belgium|
Pvt Brown was a native of Virginia and had a wife and 3 children. He was part of the 394th Infanty Regiment, 99th Infantry Division. He was Killed in action during the Battle of the Bulge and his remains were not recovered due to enemy advancement.
His remains were finally recovered on 3 July 1992 by 2 Belgiums who were part of the MIA Project looking for remains of WWII soldiers who had not been recovered after the war.
By the time his remains were identified his wife and children had passed away and he only had one surviving brother, Paul. His brother aranger for and attended his funeral in 2005. His grand daughters also attended.
Pvt Brown is memorialize on the wall of the missing at Ardennes American Cemetery in Belgium (there is now a bronze rosette next to his name signafying he is no longer missing). His name is also on a stone at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC. But he is intured next to his parents in Sharrett Cemetery in Bristol, VA.
Note: To read more about Pvt Brown and the MIA Project you can read The Dead of Winter by Bill Warnock.
Created by: Concetta
Record added: Jan 19, 2009
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Fay C. Leonard
Added: Dec. 2, 2013
- June 16, 2005 Pvt. Earnest Eugene Brown: A SOLDIER'S LONG JOURNEY HOMEMembers of the Fort Lee Honor Color Guard carried the casket of Pvt. Earnest Eugene Brown, a World War II soldier whose remains returned home this week, to his burial site at Sharret...(Read more)|
Added: Feb. 15, 2012
Rest in Peace.|
Added: Sep. 22, 2009
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