Sunday, October 9, 2016

PVT John Leslie Brown

PVT John Leslie Brown was born 21 Apr 1925 in Elmore County, Alabama 2nd of 3 children and only son to Winnie M and Alma (Strength) Brown.  The family supported themselves by farming. 

John entered the service in June 1943.  Assigned to I Company 116th Infantry on 3 Sep 44 there is quite a bit of confusion as to what happened as reflected in the morning report but he was apparently seriously wounded on 8 Oct 1944 and died of his wounds on 9 Oct 1944. 

PVT Brown is buried in Balm of Gilead Cemetery in Central, Alamaba. 


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