Brown, John Mason, LT

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Last Rank
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1945, USS Ancon (AGC-4)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

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Contact Info
Home Town
Louisville, KY
Last Address
New York, NY

Date of Passing
Sep 14, 1969
Location of Interment
Evergreen Cemetery - Stonington, Connecticut
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin Honorable Discharge Emblem (WWII)

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Navy Officer Honorable Discharge

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 Duty Stations
Amphibious Force Flagship (AGC)
  1943-1945, USS Ancon (AGC-4)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Sicily Campaign (1943)/Opertion Huskey
  1943-1943 Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)/Operation Avalanche
  1944-1944 Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Surrender of Japan, End of WWII
  1945-1945 Okinawa Gunto Operation/Operation Iceberg
 Colleges Attended 
Harvard University
  1919-1923, Harvard University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Books by John Mason Brown2
  Apr 29, 1944, On the Shelf1
  Sep 21, 2019, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

John Mason Brown was a news columnist and author. His most noted works were in two papers. He wrote drama critiques in the New York Evening Post from 1929 until 1941. He wrote the column "Seeing Things" for the Saturday Review from 1944 until 1969. He published two books - Many a Watchful Night and To All Hands - both about the WWII battles in Europe. In 1981, he was elected to the American Theater Hall of Fame.
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