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Grave marker for Gerald W. Brown in Fort Mitchell National Cemetery, Fort Mitchell (Russell county), Alabama.


Gerald registered for the draft in Neodesha, Wilson, KS on 30 June1942 and enlisted in the Army at Oklahoma City, OK on 8 December 1943.

On 2 March 1944 Pvt Brown was transferred to Hq 3rd, 508th PIR.

He was promoted to T/4 on 21 July 1944 and was transferred to Service Company the following day.  He was returned to Hq 3rd on 22 November 1944

Gerald was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant on 4 September 1951adf rose through the ranks to retire as a lLeutenant Colonel. on


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