Date of Birth: 09/06/1949
Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
High School: South Philadelphia High School
Street: Emily Street
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Casualty: 12/29/1968
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 4
Panel Row: 10
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Brown left South Philadelphia High School and enlisted in the Army in May 1967. The private first class, a cannoneer, arrived in Vietnam in June 1968 and was assigned to Battery A of the3rd Battalion. 319th Artillery, 173rd Airborne Brigade. He died on Dec. 29, 1968, at the age of 19. Survivors included his parents, three brothers and two sisters.