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Maurice D. Brown, Jr.
Master Sergeant, United States Air Force
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Submitted By D. W. Whitlock, May 2006

Master Sergeant Brown was born in Malden, Massachusetts His father was a Ship Captain in the Merchant Marines. He enlisted in  the Navy in 1929 and was discharged in 1932.

During World War Two, he was a civilian Flight instructor at Ryans Field in Tucson, Arizona. Later he was a Glider Pilot.

He was a commisioned officer and flew C46 aircraft in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross for mor than 300 hours of operational flight over the dangerousAssam-China air routes.

After the war he was discharged and enlisted as a Master Sergeant in the Army Air Corps.


BROWN, MAURICE D JR
United States Air Force
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/31/1912
DATE OF DEATH: 04/30/1961
BURIED AT: SECTION 38  SITE 287
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted:  6 May 2006
Distinguished Flying Cross