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Ernest Rowland Brown

First Lieutenant, Army

Born: June 2, 1921
Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: July 7, 1944
Died In: near Brumby, Germany

First Lieutenant Brown served with the 566th Bombardment Squadron, 389th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force. He was on B24# 41-28824, nicknamed Sackwarmer, that had a midair collision and crashed near Brumby, Germany. Before the war, he was employed by the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey.

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