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2LT Francis Laird Brown, Jr

2LT Francis Laird Brown, Jr

Birth
New York, USA
Death 27 Sep 1944 (aged 23)
France
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Plot A, 0, 121W
Memorial ID 420529 · View Source
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Son of Francis Laird Brown, Sr. and Elizabeth B. Kunz Brown who lived at 11 East Fortieth Street in Wilmington, Delaware during the war.

Husband of Mildred Theis Brown who resided in Baltimore, Maryland soon after the war.

Francis, who noted he resided in New Castle County, Delaware, served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, Eighth Infantry, Fourth Division of the U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on October 29, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland and was noted as being Married.

He "Died Of Wounds" he received while fighting in Germany and was awarded the Purple Heart.

At his wife's request, the state of Maryland was added to his headstone instead of his state of record (Delaware).

Service # 33381568


Inscription

2LT, 8 INF, 4 INF DIV WORLD WAR II


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 420529
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Francis Laird Brown, Jr (23 Aug 1921–27 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 420529, citing Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .