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Please click on "Contact Us" above and let us know who you are and how to contact you when we learn more about this Serviceman. If you have revisions or additions to anything you see here, please let us know that, too. Many "Sightings" (click above) of missing men referred to physical descriptions, numbers of men, possibly a unit name, a location, and an approximate date. What made a man memorable to others may have been his accent, home town or state, nickname, tattoo, red hair, etc.  The more we know, the more likely we are to recognize him in documents we find.

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SERV_NO: O-505733
LNAME: BROWN
FNAME: GERALD
MNAME: RODNEY
SFX:  
RANK_Posthumous: ENS
LOSS_DATE: 6/2/1952
Status per Govt: KIA
Should be Status:  
CIRCUMST OF LOSS: Hit violent slipstream during take-off, crashed, belly tank blew up on contact
EVIDENCE_ALIVE: Interrogated by Soviet Union & possibly transferred to China
EVIDENCE_DEAD:  
COMMENT1:  
COMMENT2:  
HOME_CITY:  
STATE: NC
BIRTH_DATE:  
NICKNAME:  
RACE:  
HEIGHT:  
WEIGHT:  
HAIR:  
EYES:  
ID_MARKS:  
CASE:  
KWALD_COMMENT:  
CREW_STATUS: Ens Gerald R. Brown, USN, KIA/BNR
SERVICE: USN
DIV_or_GRP: USS Philippine Sea
RGT_or_WNG: VF-113
BN_or_SQ:  
CO_or_BTRY:  
VEHICLE: F4U-4
VEH_ID: 81152
DEATH_DATE:  
REMAINS:  
DOCUMENTS:  
MIA_CAP:  
LIST_944:  
LIST_450:  
LIST_308:  
LIST_125: X
LIST_71:  
Nielsen_Henderson:  
Johnnie_Johnson:  
Air-Intel:  
AFM_200-25:  
National Guardian:  
Moo_Hak_School:  
Sunchon_Tunnel_M:  
CAUSE_of_Death:  
List_389:  
Peiking_Radio:  
LastKnownAlive_DT:  
WITH: VF-113
INCident_AREA:  
CAMP:  
KT_interrogations:  
RAND:  
UTM_Coord:  
KWALD: 1859
GRAVE:  
Birth_YR:  
Op_Glory:  
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