John Brown

Col. John K Brown Jr was assigned to the 301st BG 301st HQ.

Commanding Officer 301 Bomb Group from 3 Sept. 43 to 24 Nov. 43.

The following information on John Brown is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on Col. Brown. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to John Brown's military record please contact us.

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

12/27/1943

General Order (GO)* : 29

SS Silver Star

Silver Star

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: Col.

12/28/1943

General Order (GO)* : 30

DFC Distinguished Flying Cross

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: Col.

01/12/1944

General Order (GO)* : 12

AM/9OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: COL

07/06/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1613

AM/10OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster 2nd Silver Oak Leaf Cluster = 10 OLCs

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: COL

* Documents are of the type/classification of "General Order" for most award documents. The listed documents are GO, General Order unless otherwise stated. For example. Special Orders.

The Issuing Authority is the Command and author of the document.


Please contact us with any biographical data, pictures or other information regarding the service and life of John Brown.