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1Lt Bruce H Brown
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Birth: 1919
Death: Dec. 20, 1942, France

Bruce served as a First Lieutenant and Co-Pilot on B-17F #41-24432, 401st Bomber Squadron, 91st Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Contra Costa County, California prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on December 19, 1941 in Fresno, California. He was noted as being employed as a Surveyor and also as Single, without dependents.

Bruce was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-17 was hit by anti-aircraft & attacked by enemy aircraft and crashed in France during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-662738

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Airmen who perished on B-17F #41-24432:

Bacon, Martin G, Jr ~ T/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, Maryland
Barbour, Jackson M ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, Tennessee
Brown, Bruce H ~ 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, California
Byrdic, Edwin D ~ T/Sgt, Radio Operator, South Carolina
Carper, Reeves S ~ 1st Lt, Bombardier, Colorado
Connor, Mark B ~ 1st Lt, Navigator, New Jersey
Corson, Dan W ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, Ohio
Ferris, Robert L, Jr ~ S/Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, New York

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
 
Burial:
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial *
Coton
South Cambridgeshire District
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56288117
1Lt Bruce H Brown
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1Lt Bruce H Brown
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1Lt Bruce H Brown
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 4, 2015
California
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 3, 2015
was a B-17 copilot, assigned to 91st BG 401st BSKIA on 20 dec 1942 (mission to Rouen, flying aboard 41-24432 "Danellen"
- patootie
 Added: Dec. 29, 2013
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