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652473   Sergeant Edward Brown
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 09/09/2019
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      
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.
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Cemetery Details
Grave
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 Stewartstown Cenotaph -- WWII Stewartstown
2 First Stewartstown Presbyterian Roll Of Honour WWII Stewartstown
3 Molesworth St Presbyterian Church WWII Cookstown
4 Cookstown Cenotaph World War II - North Panel Cookstown
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 224 Squadron Details of John Blight, Pilot of Lockheed Hudson AM692 'Z'.
2 Runnymede - panel 79 Top Photo of Sergeant Edward Brown's inscription
3 St. Eval Book of Remembrance Sgt Eddie Brown is listed. Photo can be purchased here.
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2019