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2Lt. Francis Laird Brown Jr.

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2Lt. Francis Laird Brown Jr.

Birth
Smithfield, Dutchess County, 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

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

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.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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

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.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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

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