Virginia Heroes

Garland Samuel Brown

Master Sergeant, Army

Born: June 11, 1915
Hometown: Lynchburg
Served In: Korea
Missing In Action Date: May 18, 1951
Casualty Date: October 31, 1951
Died In: South Korea
Awards: Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, Prisoner of War Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, United Nations Korean Service Medal Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal

Master Sergeant Brown served with Company B, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division.

He was taken prisoner while fighting the enemy near Bunker Hill – Hill 1051. He died in captivity and his remains have not been recovered.

His name is etched in the Courts of the Missing, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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