James Lee Brown

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/11/1944



James L. Brown was born in Wilson, North Carolina on August 29, 1921. He enlisted in the Army
on December 12, 1940, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. His home of residence was listed as Nash County,
North Carolina and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands, General Farms. He had completed
grammar school and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

The date of his assignment to the 22nd Infantry is unknown but he was serving as a
Private with Company B 22nd Infantry at least by 1942-1943 as he is in a Company
photo taken at Camp Gordon, Georgia during that time frame.


Private James L. Brown at Camp Gordon, GA 1942

Photo from the webmaster's collection




Private Brown was killed in action in the vicinity of La Maugerie, France, on July 11, 1944.



James L. Brown was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in North Carolina.

Brown Family Cemetery
Bailey (Nash County)
Nash County
North Carolina, USA


Grave marker for James L. Brown

Photo by Tracie Curnell from the Find A Grave website




Grave monument for James L. Brown

Photo by Deborah S from the Find A Grave website




Top photo of Private James L. Brown at Camp Gordon, Georgia from the webmaster's collection








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