S/Sgt Brown was born in 1918 in Georgia and was killed in action on June 16, 1944 during the Airborne invasion of Normandy.|
Sgt Brown is the son of Lawrence Herman Brown Sr [b5/31/1893 in Georgia and died unknown] a steam railroad conductor and the son of Hattie B Hughes Brown [b.1893 in Georgia and died unknown]
The 1930 US Census for East Point, Fulton County, Georgia shows George residing at # 203 Newman Ave with his parents and 2 sisters, Frances [b 1921 in Ga and died unknown] and Doris [b 1926 in Ga and died unknown] and brother Emory [b 1923 in Ga and died unknown].
S/Sgt Brown (pictured right) enlisted in the Army on April 4, 1942 at Fort McPherson, Georgia . His enlistment records states Lawrence had completed 1 year of high school and was married.
S/Sgt Brown was awarded the Purple Heart Medal and the Croix de Guerre Unit Citation [French].
S/Sgt Brown is interred in Georgia.