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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: BROWN
First name: JOSEPH GORDON
Home of Record (official): PORTLAND
State (official): OR
Date of Birth: Saturday, July 14, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: CWO
Serial Number: 540522969
Component: Reserve
Pay grade: W2
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 100B
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment 

Air Cav Troop

 

--- Action ---

KIA WITH 237TH MED DET, 61ST MED BN, 67TH MED GRP

Start of Tour: Sunday, October 25, 1970
Date of Casualty: Thursday, February 18, 1971
Age at time of loss: 25
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Crew member - Helicopter)
Country: Laos
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 05W - Row 115