Summary

Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Army 1
Birth:
21 Sep 1920 2
Ruston, Lincoln Parish, LA 3
Death:
Dadeville, Tallapoosa Co., AL 4
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Person:
Alanson Brown 2
Gender: Male 2
Social Security Number: ***-**-9469 2
Birth:
21 Sep 1920 2
Ruston, Lincoln Parish, LA 3
Death:
Dadeville, Tallapoosa Co., AL 4
Cause: cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction 4
Death:
07 Aug 1985 2
Ruston, Lincoln, LA 3
Cause: Unknown 2
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World War II 1

Branch:
Army 1
Enlistment Date:
09 Jun 1942 1
Enlistment Location:
Ft. Sill, OK 1

World War II 5

Branch:
Army 5
Rank:
Second Lieutenant 5
Service Start Date:
14 May 1943 5
Service End Date:
31 Dec 1969 5
Service Number:
01 825 129 5

World War II 6

Branch:
Army 6
Rank:
Private First Class 6
Enlistment Date:
08 May 1946 6
Enlistment Location:
Ft. Bliss, TX 6
Service Number:
18 076 349 6

World War II 3

Branch:
Army 3
Rank:
Sergeant 3
Service End Date:
13 May 1943 3
Enlistment Date:
09 Jun 1942 3
Enlistment Location:
OCSR TDS Camp Hood, TX 3
Service Number:
18 076 349 3

World War II 3

Branch:
Army Air Forces 3
Rank:
Captain 3
Service Start Date:
19 May 1953 3

World War II 2

Branch:
Army 2
Enlistment Date:
09 Jun 1942 2
Enlistment Date 2:
10 May 1946 2
Organization:
Army 2
Organization Code:
ARMY 2
Release Date:
13 May 1943 2
Release Date 2:
04 Oct 1948 2

Other Service 3

Branch:
Army 3
Rank:
Major 3
Service Start Date:
18 May 1960 3
Service End Date:
30 Sep 1963 3
Service Number:
01825129 3

Korean War 3

Branch:
Army 3
Service Number:
01825129 3

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Decorations, Medals, Badges, Commendations, Citations, and Campaign Ribbons Awarded or Authorized

Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Presidential Unit CItation (ROK) & Navy Nat Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Commendation Ribbon w/ Pendant, Presidential Unit Citation (Navy) 2d award DUC

Service Training

Tokyo, Japan:  2 months, 1949, Counter Intelligence

Ft. Knox, Kentucky:  15 weeks, 1955, Associate Advanced Crse

Ft. Knox, Kentucky:  2 weeks, 1958, Armer Refresher Crse

USAF Keesler AFB, MS:  2 weeks, 1958, Specialist Course

CIC :11 wks , Holabird, MD, 27 Sep 1946

Other Service Training

CBR Instructor Intelligence Off

Statement of Service

Total Active Service:  20 years, 1 month, 6 days

Foreign and/or Sea Service:  7 years, 6 months, 12 days

Last Duty Assignment and Major Command

H/H Co 1st MTB 35th Armor APO 66 USAREUR

Military Record from 1943 to 1945 For 2d. Lt., Cav.

Tank Destroyer Unit Commander

Schools Attended:

Tank Destroyer Officer's Pioneer Class #11

Qualifications in Arms:

Rifle, .30 Cal M1, SS, Sub-machine gun, .45 Cal.   Course A,   Ex, Pistol .45 Cal.  COurse A, SS, Carabine .30 Cal  M1, Course B,  Ex. 

 

1943-1945 ARMY QUALIFICATION

T.D.  Platoon Commander, commanded 33 EN, 4-M-18 tank.

MOS 12229 Fire commands,  trained entire unit for combat

Summary of Military Occupation and Civilian Conversions:

T.D. Platoon Commander & Pioneer Platoon

Service Outside Continental U.S. and Return

23 Oct 1946     Germany     2 Nov 1946

27 Feb 1947     USA           10 Mar 1947

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