Gerald B Brown

Gerald B Brown

Birth
Death 22 Nov 1943 (aged 22)
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot A 942
Memorial ID 3770466 · View Source
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Mission History
While returning from a mission against Gasmata, this plane left the formation due to cloud, and was not seen again, although it radioed its position at 1245/L that he was over Morobe Harbor, and that it was trying to rejoin the formation.

Wreckage
The missing bomber was located by mission priest in December 1943 near Kerau in the Owen Stanley Mountains.

Memorials
The entire crew was officially declared dead the day of the mission. Postwar, the crew was exhumed and transported to the United States for permanent burial.

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Indiana.

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3770466
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gerald B Brown (12 Jul 1921–22 Nov 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3770466, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .