Private Lewis Brown was born 16 September 1917 in Bristol, Tennessee. He enlisted on 11 March 1944 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. He was killed in action 9 November 1944 while serving with the 318th Infantry in France.

The Bristol Herald Courier, 17 December 1944
Pvt. Lewis Brown, only son of Mrs. Emma Brown of the Weaver Pike, was killed in action in France on November 9, his wife, Mrs. Cordie Brown, has been informed by the War Department. Pvt. Brown entered the service in April, 1944, and trained at Fort McClellan, Alabama. He had been overseas since September 27. Brown was an employe of the American Thread company. He is survived by his wife, his mother and two children, Charles Wray, 3, and Brandon Lewis, 20 months.

His obituary was published in the Bristol Herald Courier 16 January 1949.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 September 1917
  • Date of death: 9 November 1944
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bristol
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 318th Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Shelby Hills Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Top Panel
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