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Brown, Courtney P.

Date of birth:
November 2nd, 1904
Date of death:
April 2nd, 2004
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division "The Big Red One", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
1943
"For extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy, in action against enemy forces on 23 March 1943. Lieutenant Colonel Brown's outstanding leadership, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army."

General Orders No. 48, Headquarters, U.S. Army-North African Theater of Operations(1943).
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)

Headquarters, 30th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 89
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
1st Battalion, 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division "Old Hickory", U.S. Army

This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)

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