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Pvt Cloyd Maurice Brown

Pvt Cloyd Maurice Brown

Milltown, Chambers County, Alabama, USA
Death 2 Mar 1945 (aged 29)
Iwo Jima, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Plot E, Row 0, Grave 859.
Memorial ID 10002332 · View Source
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"Uncle Cloyd"

My grandfather's brother, my father's uncle.

Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps, 5th Marine Div

Killed in Action at Iwo Jima. Entered the service from Georgia. Awarded the Purple Heart.

Oldest child of Lloyd W. Brown & Annie Mae (Freeman) Brown. Brother to Rayford F., Dorice F., Arzelia N., Edna M., Elton C. & Joan B.

Husband of Sarah John Floyd, whom he married on Oct.5, 1935. They had one child, a son, Gerald Floyd Brown. Gerald was just 6 when his father died.

God bless you Uncle Cloyd!!


His Great Nephew, Daryl Brown, grandson of Cloyd's brother Rayford, followed in Cloyd's footsteps and served with the 5th Marine Division in Operation Iraq Freedom (Feb 2005 - Oct 2005) & (Nov 2007 - June 2008).

My thanks to Paul F. Wilson, who originally listed Uncle Cloyd (and all the other men buried at the Punchbowl), and then upon finding out I was related, transferred the memorial to me. Thank you greatly Paul!

Census info provided by James G. "Jim" Phillips

1920 Census, Pearson Crossroads, Chambers, Alabama, USA, NARA T625


LOYD (Lloyd) W (Woodson) BROWN Head M 29 Alabama
Annie M (Mae) Brown Wife F 27 Alabama
Cloyd M (Maurice) Brown Son M 4 Alabama
Bayford (Rayford) F (Freeman) Brown Son M 3 Alabama
Daniel F Brown Son M 0 Alabama

1930 Census, Pearsons Crossroads, Chambers, Alabama, USA, NARA T626


L (Lloyd) Woodson Brown Head M 40 Alabama
Annie Brown Wife F 37 Alabama
CLOYD (Maurice) BROWN Son M 14 Alabama
Rayford Brown Son M 12 Alabama
Doris Brown Daughter F 10 Alabama
Arzelia Brown Daughter F 8 Alabama
(Edna) Marcile Brown Daughter F 6 Alabama
Elton Brown Son M 3 Alabama

  • Created by: D. Brown Love
  • Added: 30 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10002332
  • D. Brown Love
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Cloyd Maurice Brown (6 Sep 1915–2 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10002332, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by D. Brown Love (contributor 46781225) .