Brown, George David, PFC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
761-Cavalry Scout
Last MOS Group
Cavalry
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 761, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Private First Class


One Service Stripe



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Buffalo, New York
Last Address
Miami, Florida

Date of Passing
Jan 01, 2001
 
Location of Interment
Caballero Rivero Southern Memorial Park - Miami, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Ashes scattered.

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Honorably Discharged WW II


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Last Known Activity

George was born in New York but lived most of his life in the South Dade area of Florida. He served in the US Army, 1st Cavalry Division during WWII where he saw action in the Phillipines, Leyte and various other foreign countries. After being honorably discharged from the US Army, George re-enlisted in the US Navy which he was also honorably discharged from. George and his father, Kendal Harold Brown, both served in WWII at the same time; George in the Army and his father in the Navy. He is survived by 2 brothers, Richard and Harold Brown, a sister-in-law, Evelyn Brown and many loving nieces and nephews. He had 2 daughters, Diane and Cheryl, from a marriage in the 1940's. Their mother moved to California after the divorce and despite many efforts to locate his daughters, he never saw or heard from them again.

He suffered a stroke in about 1990 and was left unable to speak or communicate. His neice, Annie Hicks, spent many years caring for him and seeing that his needs were met. He will be missed by all.

POST SCRIPT: His daughters have been located and have been told all about their father. I know he is finally at peace, knowing that his daughters know that he did not forget them and never stopped loving them. 

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 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)
  1942-1945, 761, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Bismarck Archipelago Campaign (1943-44)
  1943-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944-45)
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