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Charles Newton Brown

Charles Newton Brown
C. N. Brown (center)

Purple Heart Prisoner of War Medal 

Rank/Rate Machinist's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 201 57 30
Birth Date August 3, 1919
From Boston, Massachusetts
Decorations Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
Submarine USS Perch (SS-176)
Loss Date April 18, 1945
Location Makassar Prisoner of War Camp, Celebes, Indonesia
Circumstances Died of Pellagra
Remarks Charles was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Photo is of the captured Perch crew on the deck of Japanese destroyer Ushio.

Photo and information courtesy of Steve Moore.  Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

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