T/Sgt Norman H. H. Brown was Radio-Operator in a RAF bomber, Lancaster Mk II #LL720 (EQ-R)of 408 Squadron based at Linton-on-Ouse (England), manned by the F/L Elmer S. Winn crew.
The bomber was on a mission to Leipzig when it was shot down over Belgium on 19-20 Feb 1944 (cause and exact location of crash were never established). All seven crewmembers were KIA (1 Brittish, 5 Canadians, 1 American). Six rest at the Brittish Commenwealth War Cemetery (Hotton, Belgium) whilst Brown was buried at the Ardennes Alerican War Cemetery (Neupré, Belgium). This was only their second mission.
Ref: book "Lancaster verliezen in Belgie - deel 3" by Wim Govaerts - ISBN 90.5868.137.8 (page 54)
Bio by: Rik Verhelle
Gravesite Details Entered the service from New York.