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Donald George Brown U.S. Marine Corps WWII
Donald George Brown U.S. Marine Corps WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 10/29/1925
Died On: 10/17/1955 Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut
Street Address: 300 Rye Beach Avenue
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps - Second Battalion, First Marines, First Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force,

Veteran Code: USMC-8


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Donald George Brown was born on October 29, 1925, in New York, New York, his father, George, was 37 and his mother, Loretta, was 39. He married Bette Jean Drummond on October 30, 1946, in Rye, New York. They had two children during their marriage. He died as a young father on October 17, 1955, in Killingworth, Connecticut, at the age of 29. In Rye his family lived at 300 Rye Beach Avenue. Donald enlisted and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

Donald George Brown





Marine Pfc. Donald C. Brown Wounded in Peleliu Campaign


Marine Pfc. Donald C. Brown was wounded on "Bloody Nose Ridge" during the Peleliu campaign, his parents have learned through a letter from the 19-year old Marine. He has been overseas about seven months having entered the service two days after last Christmas. His wounds are believed to be slight since the letter- stated his request to return to active service had been granted. The family has lived in Rye permanently for six years after spending many summers here. Pfc. Brown is a graduate of LaSalle Military Academy.
RYE. NEW YORK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1944
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