Grave marker for Cpl Robert G. Brown at
Plot E Row 9 Grave 43
the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Cpl. Brown was killed in action on June 14, 1944
but it was not until 30 August 1944 that the news of his death was
reported, This article which appeared in The Manhattan Mercury,
Manhattan, KS … listed six local men whose death had just been released
by the War Department as having been killed In action in the European
Area. Included was "Robert G. Brown, Morland."
Cpl Brown's military decorations include the Purple Heart.