Brown, Ernest James, ENFN

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1969-1970, EN-0000, Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
Service Years
1969 - 1970

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Wilmington, NC
Last Address
Wilmington, North Carolina

Casualty Date
Mar 25, 1970
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Accidental Homicide
Vinh Binh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Oleander Memorial Gardens - Wilmington, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
12W 041

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2015, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2015, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2015, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Duty Stations
River Division 55 (RIVDIV 55)/River Section 552Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
  1969-1970, EN-0000, River Division 55 (RIVDIV 55)/River Section 552
  1969-1970, EN-0000, Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Loved Ones
  Mar 26, 2015, General Photos9
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

FN2 Brown was preparing for Guard Mount. A fellow Sailor came into his room and picked up Ernie's weapon thinking it was unloaded, and shot Ernie through the heart. Ernie died almost immediately. 
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