Brown, Charles Joseph, Capt

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
Service Years
1942 - 1951
Officer Collar Insignia

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Barnesville, OH; Charleston, WV; Inglewood, CA.
Last Address
Taegu AB, South Korea

Casualty Date
Apr 17, 1951
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Korean War FallenState of Ohio Korean War Memorial
  2015, Korean War Fallen
  2016, State of Ohio Korean War Memorial [Verified]

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Aviator (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
45th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Photographic-Jet67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
  1951-1951, 45th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Photographic-Jet
  1951-1951, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1951-1951 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1951-1951, P-51/F-51 Mustang
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
A pilot with the 45th Tactical Reconnaisance Squadron flying a F-51D Mustang, Captain Brown was killed after beinig hit by ground fire on April 17, 1951.  He did not eject from the aircraft and it crashed 6 miles south of Sibyon-ni, North Korea.
Captain Brown was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart and the Air Medal with oak leaf cluster.

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