Virginia Heroes

Cecil Edward Brown

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: December 19, 1921
Hometown: Nelson County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 5, 1944
Died In: Basse-Kontz, France
Awards: Purple Heart

Staff Sergeant Brown served with the 330th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division. He was killed by shrapnel from a German mortar shell.

Before the war, he was employed by the Virginia Branch American Tobacco Company, Richmond, Virginia.

He is buried in Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Belgium.

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