Brown, Lawrence, CPT

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1918-1918, Central Officers Training School
Service Years
1918 - 1919
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Mount Olivet Cemetery
Wheat Ridge
Jefferson County
Colorado, USA

Date of Passing
Apr 02, 1949
Location of Interment
Mount Olivet Cemetery - Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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Lawrence Palmer Brown (known as Larry), was born to Margaret "Molly" Brown (née Tobin) & James Joseph (J.J.)Brown (1854 -1922), survivor of the Titanic.

Larry married Hannah Elizabeth Horton (1890 - 1985) on January 1, 1911 in Kansas City, Missouri. They had two children: Lawrence Palmer "Pat" Brown, Jr. (1911-1976) and Eileen Elizabeth "Betty" Brown (1913 - 1974). The marriage failed and Larry married Mildred Gregory (1895 - 1956) on November 17, 1926 in Beverly Hills, California.

This marriage produced no other children. Larry died on April 2, 1949. He has a veteran headstone. He was a Capt., Co.H. 117th Infantry, 30th Division. Discharged 19 Jan 1919.

Family links: Parents: James Joseph Brown (1855 - 1922) Margaret Brown (1868 - 1932) Spouse: Mildred Gregory Brown (1895 - 1956) Sibling: Lawrence Palmer Brown (1887 - 1949) Catherine Ellen Brown Benziger (1889 - 1969)* Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery Wheat Ridge Jefferson County Colorado, USA
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The 117th Infantry Regiment was part of the 59th Infantry Brigade, 30th Infantry Division, II Corps, American Expeditionary Forces. It was made up of Army National Guard Units in 1917 fromTennessee (117th Inf), North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia (30th Inf).

After the Division broke up in 1973,  what was left was re-flagged the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team (Mechanized Infantry) Headquarted in Clinton North Carolina as part of the North Carolina and West Virginia National Guard.

Years later it was disbanded and re-flagged as the 119th Infantry Regiment (North Carolina) and the 1st Squadron 150th Cavalry Regiment (West Virginia) National Guard Units.
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30th Infantry DivisionU.S. Army
  1918-1918, 30th Infantry Division
  1918-1918, Central Officers Training School
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
  1918-1918 World War I/World War I/Somme Defensive Campaign
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