Lyle Junior Brown

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NameLyle Junior Brown
Serial Number282140
Highest RankPrivate First Class
Service BranchMarine Corps
War/ActionWorld War II
Date of Birth8/23/1923
Place of Birth
Colorado Home Town
Date of Death10/24/1944
Place of DeathSouth China Sea
Place of BurialManila American Cemetery, Tablets of the Missing
CircumstancesDied Prisoner Of War
BiographySon of Clarence B. Brown. Member Company K, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines. Taken prisoner in the Philippines and held at Camp #10 Batangas Luzon. Was being transported to Japan on hellship Arsian Maru when it was inadvertently torpedoed and sunk by American submarine. Awarded Purple Heart. Also remembered at Fairview Cemetery, Grant, Nebraska.
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Added to Database8/8/2017
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