Edward Brown was the first son of Edward and Sarah Jane Brown. He was born on 27th August 1918 in the Stewartstown - Coalisland area. Sergeant Brown served as a Wireless Operator / Air Gunner with 224 Squadron, R.A.F Coastal Command. They operated out of RAF St. Eval. Sergeant Edward Brown was on board the Hudson aircraft AM692 during a night patrol on 6th February 1942 along with four other crew. His aircraft did not return.