Oct 062011

Nathaniel Brown

Birth: May 31, 1939 Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

Death: Oct. 31, 1966, Vietnam.

Staff Sergeant Nathaniel Brown was 27 years old and was not married. It was reported that Nathaniel died from weapons malfunction. His body was recovered. He served our country for 8 years. He was the son of Mrs. Edith Brown, of Charlotte, NC. He served with Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, “The Rock”, 173rd Airborne Brigade. He was awarded The Combat Infantryman’s Badge, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and Twice awarded The Good Conduct Medal.

Burial: York Memorial Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744;finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)

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