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Francis Norman Brown

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Francis Norman Brown

January 5, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/94898

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

429 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Francis and Winnifred Brown, of Rathwell, Manitoba, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 498 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

8. D. 2.

Location:

Sage is a village 24 km south of Oldenburg, a town 43 km west of Bremen and 28 km north of the main road from Bremen to Holland. The cemetery lies 2 km south of the village on the west side of the road to Osnabruck. From the A1 Bremen/Munster motorway visitors should leave at the Wildeshousen Nord junction and take 213 following signs for Alhorn and Oldenburg. After 8 km and immediately after the village of Alhorn turn right at the roundabout and follow signs for Oldenburg along the Oldenburgerstrasse. The cemetery lies on the left hand side of the road 4 km from Alhorn.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Francis Norman Brown is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Francis Norman Brown is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of FRANCIS NORMAN BROWN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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