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Birthdate & Date of Loss

Date of birth: unknown
Date of death: May 6, 1965
Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

1951 Brown LB.jpg

From the 1951 Lucky Bag:

Jack Darwin Brown

Indianapolis, Indiana

Good old Brown . . . burst into the serenity of Navy from NAPS . . . used a chief to haul his gear when reporting . . . spent fifty-three months in the Navy before as Aviation Radio Technician mostly . . . before that in the glories of civilian life at Wabash . . . well known for his efforts in the sound unit . . . always worried about the mails . . . his wives thought he should dye his hair . . . either all black or all gray . . . when vexed with the academics, always had the solution . . . basically a deep thinker about life . . . or what he was working on . . . or what he would ultimately get.

He was a member of the Sound Unit, Moving Gang, WRNV, and the 4th Company staff (fall).


J.D. was lost when his T-33 Shooting Star crashed near Great Falls AFB, Montana, on May 6, 1965. Cannot find record of his burial. Only survivor mentioned in a newspaper report was his father.

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