SSgt Joseph Milton Brown

SSgt Joseph Milton Brown

Raymond, Sheridan County, Montana, USA
Death 22 Oct 1944 (aged 27)
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot B Row 35 Grave 23
Memorial ID 56371376 · View Source
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Son of Joseph W. Brown who resided in Plentywood, Montana.

Joseph served as a Staff Sergeant, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Sheridan County, Montana prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on February 19, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Missoula, Montana. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Joseph was "Killed In Action" in the Vosges Mountain area, France during the war.

He was awarded the "Distinguished Service Cross", "Legion of Merit", and the Purple Heart.

Service # 39600293

(Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett)


Distinguished Service Cross Citataion

Awarded for actions during the World War II
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Staff Sergeant Joseph M. Brown (ASN: 39600293), United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with the 15th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 15 August 1944. Staff Sergeant Brown's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 3d Infantry Division, and the United States Army.

General Orders: Headquarters, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 10 (1945)

Action Date: 15-Aug-44
Service: Army
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Regiment: 15th Infantry Regiment
Division: 3d Infantry Division

Citataion SYNOPSIS submitted by Dwight "Andy" Anderson.


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56371376
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Joseph Milton Brown (18 Nov 1916–22 Oct 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56371376, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .