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Capt William Perry Brown, Jr
Birth: Dec. 18, 1923
Lovelady
Houston County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1952
Sariwon
Hwanghae-bukto, North Korea

Captain, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 032240
Killed in Action
Died February 24, 1952 in Korea

Captain Brown was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was the pilot of a F4U-4B Corsair fighter with Headquarters Squadron, 12th Marine Air Group. On February 24, 1952, while on a combat mission of strafing enemy positions, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire and crashed into the target area. His remains were not recovered.

His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

For his leadership and valor, Captain Brown was awarded the Navy Cross with Gold Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross with Gold Star, the Air Medal with 6 Gold Stars, the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
 
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Courts of the Missing
GPS (lat/lon): 21.31386, -157.84753
 
Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Sep 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 117309988
Capt William Perry Brown, Jr
Added by: Elizabeth Olmstead
 
Capt William Perry Brown, Jr
Added by: Debbie (Tetrault) & Bruce Almeida
 
Capt William Perry Brown, Jr
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Added by: Karin Green
 
 
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Thank you, Dad. We love you and miss you.
- Cheryl, Pam, & Bill
 Added: May. 30, 2016
Happy Birthday, Dad. You are very much loved and missed.
- Cheryl
 Added: Dec. 18, 2015
Happy Father's Day, Daddy. Love you and miss you.
- Cheryl, Pam, & Bill
 Added: Jun. 21, 2015
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