John C. Brown

Korean War
Service #13275254
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathJune 30 1950
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Corporal Brown was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Corporal Brown was a member of the 71st Signal Service Battalion, U.S. Army. On June 30, 1950, he was a passenger in a C-54D Skymaster transport from the 22nd Troop Carrier Squadron, 374th Troop Carrier Wing. While on the ground at Suwon Air Base (K-13), Korea, the aircraft was destroyed by a North Korean bombing strike. All 23 on board were killed.