Brown, Roger B., 2nd Lt

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Primary Unit
1943-1944, M 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Glencoe, Illinois
Last Address
Ramitelli Airfield, Foggia, Italy

Casualty Date
Jun 14, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Italy
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Sicily-Rome, Italy
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot F Row 12 Grave 18

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 Unit Assignments
USAAF SchoolsAviation Cadet Flight School100th Fighter Squadron332nd Fighter Group
  1942-1943, USAAF Schools
  1943-1943, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1943-1944, M 1055, 100th Fighter Squadron
  1943-1944, M 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Anzio Campaign (1944)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
PT-17 Kaydet  BT-13 Valiant  AT-6 Texan  P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  
P-39 Airacobra  P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  
  1943-1943, PT-17 Kaydet
  1943-1943, BT-13 Valiant
  1943-1943, AT-6 Texan
  1943-1943, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
  1943-1944, P-39 Airacobra
  1944-1944, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was lost when his P-47 was seen to crash during a training mission. It was not seen whether he bailed out or not. At some later point his remains were found.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/military/article_34252406-5e3d-11df-8295-00127992bc8b.html
http://www.abmc.gov/search-abmc-burials-and-memorializations/detail/WWII_77800#.VXwuzlxX_zI
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56306962
http://www.honorstates.org/index.php?id=37416
   
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