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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 06/07/1841 Ireland. d. 05/11/1911 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03-04/05/1863 Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

Brown was born in Ireland on 6 July 1841. He joined the 62nd New York Infantry in August 1861, and mustered out in September 1864. Brown died on 5 November 1911 and his remains are interred at the Calvary Cemetery in New York.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Severely wounded while carrying the colors, he continued at his post, under fire, until ordered to the rear.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CALVARY CEMETERY, WOODSIDE, NEW YORK.

Section 9, Plot 544, Grave 14/15

Edward Brown Jnr

BROWN EDWARD JNR