SC2 John Joseph Brown
Cenotaph

SC2 John Joseph Brown

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 21 Feb 1945
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

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Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56116485 · View Source
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John served as a Ship's Cook, Second Class, on the U.S.S. Aircraft Carrier Bismarck Sea (CVE-95), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware prior to the war.

The Bismarck Sea, while support the battle of Iwo Jima, was hit by two Japanese kamikazes and sank during the war. 318 crewmen, out of a crew of 923, were lost in this sinking during the war. The Bismarck Sea was the last US Navy aircraft carrier to be lost during World War II.

John was declared "Missing In Action" in this sinking during the war.

He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 2431645

Son of John W. and Mary R. Brown.

The Bismarck Sea received three battle stars for her World War II operations.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56116485
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SC2 John Joseph Brown (unknown–21 Feb 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56116485, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .