Gordon Curtiss Brown

Gordon Curtiss Brown

Age: 35
Branch: USN
Rank(s): MM2, EM1, EMC
Unit(s): UDT2, UDT12, UDT11, ST1 (Plankowner)
Station: South Vietnam

Fallen on: 19 May 1968
Location: Kien Giang, South Vietnam
Era: Vietnam

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor, Purple Heart, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation w/ Bronze Star, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal w/3 Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal w/bronze star, Navy Occupation Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/silver star and 2 Bronze Stars, South Vietnam Military Merit Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam RVN Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Action 1 C Palm Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Aledo, IL

EMC Brown died of wounds received from an explosive device.