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News | July 2, 2018

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Brown, D.)

By DPAA Public Affairs

Army Pvt. Donald E. Brown, killed during World War II, killed during World War II, was accounted for on June 20, 2018.

In July 1944, Brown was a member of Company A, 745th Tank Battalion, fighting in support of the 1st Infantry Division in the European Theater, in World War II. Brown was killed in action on July 28, 1944, when his M-4 Sherman tank was destroyed by enemy fire near Cambernon, France.

DPAA is grateful to the American Battle Monuments Commission for their assistance in this recovery.

Interment services are pending; more details will be released 7-10 days prior to scheduled funeral services.

Brown’s name is recorded on the Tablets of the Missing at the Brittany American Cemetery, an American Battle Monuments Commission site in Saint James, France, along with the others missing from WWII. Although interred as an Unknown in Normandy American Cemetery, Brown’s grave was meticulously cared for over the past 70 years by the ABMC.

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