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Richard Henry Brown

Captain, Army

Born: August 26, 1922
Hometown: Alleghany County
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 1, 1945
Died In: 2 miles North of St Vith, Belgium
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart

served with the 353rd Fighter Squadron, 354th Fighter Group, 9th Air Force. He was killed when his plane was shot down by enemy anti aircraft and exploded with it hit the ground 2 miles north St Vith, Belgium. He is buried in US Military Cemetery Henri-Chapelle, Belgium

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