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652473   Sergeant Edward Brown
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 224 Squadron, Royal Air Force (British Air Force)
Date Of Birth: 27/08/1918
Died: 06/02/1942 (Killed in Action)
Age: 23
Summary      
Eddie Brown was the son of Mr. Edward (Ned) Brown & Sarah Jane Bradford (nee Crooks) of Mullaghmoyle, Stewartstown. Sergeant Brown was serving as a Wireless Operator / Air Gunner with 224 Squadron, R.A.F Coastal Command. He was onboard the Hudson aircraft AM692 during a night patrol on 6th February 1942 along with four other crew. The Hudson failed to return from patrol and was posted missing.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Runnymede Memorial
  Runnymede, Surrey
Grave Ref: Panel 79
CWGC Casualty 1530587
Summary      
This Memorial overlooks the River Thames on Cooper's Hill at Englefield Green between Windsor and Egham on the A308, 4 miles from Windsor.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War II Cookstown
2 Molesworth St Presbyterian Church WWII Cookstown
3 First Stewartstown Presbyterian Roll Of Honour WWII Stewartstown
4 Stewartstown Cenotaph -- WWII Stewartstown
References and Links
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1 224 Squadron Details of John Blight, Pilot of Lockheed Hudson AM692 'Z'.
2 St. Eval Book of Remembrance Sgt Eddie Brown is listed. Photo can be purchased here.