Capt Jason L Brown

Birth
Minnesota, USA
Death 20 Oct 1943 (aged 24–25)
Popondetta, Northern (Oro), Papua New Guinea
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot A, Row 13, Grave 110
Memorial ID 56759199 · View Source
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Jason served as a Captain & Pilot on B-25D Mitchell (#41-30573), 2nd Bomber Squadron, 22nd Bomber Group, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Middlesex County, Massachusetts and was a member of the Massachusetts National Guard prior to the war.

He requested, and received, a transfer into full time Army Air Corps service on November 24, 1940, prior to the war. He was noted, at that time, as being employed as a Foremen and also as Single, without dependents.

Jason died in the "Line Of Duty" when his B-25 was involved in a mid-air collision with another B-25 over the Dohudura airfield, New Guinea, during formation training and the twin engined medium bomber tumbled to earth, claiming the lives of all seven aboard.

The other B-25 landed without casualties.

Service # 0-420574

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Airmen who perished on B-25D (#41-30573):

Brown, Jason L., Capt, Pilot, Massachusetts
Fugler, Virgil D., Jr., 1st Lt, Texas
Johnson, Wirt A., Jr., 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, Texas
Jordan, James P., S/Sgt, West Virginia
Keane, Peter J., Pfc, Pennsylvania
Niemi, Martin R., 2nd Lt, Michigan
Robey, Samuel R., T/Sgt, Maryland

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

(Crew Report by: Tim Cook)

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 56759199
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Jason L Brown (1918–20 Oct 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56759199, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .