Date of Enlistment:
11 Ops with 12 Squadron
and 14 Ops with 156 Squadron.
Date of Birth:
September 1922, at Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
Son of Harry and Emily
L. Brown, of Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
According to the 156 Squadron
Operations Record Book (ORB) Sgt Brown was posted in on 25/03/1943,
as part of P/O R J Hudson's crew. His initial posting was to 12
Squadron on 10/10/42 and remained there until 24/3/1943 completing
12 ops with that Squadron.
His final mission, to Elberfield, on the
24/6/1943 took off from Warboys at 23:19 an crashed in the vicinity
of Koln, where burials are reported for 29 June. Three now rest in
Rheinberg War Cemetery; the others are perpetuated by the Runnymede
Memorial (details from Chorley's Bomber Command