John Brown

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U.S. Marine Corps

Name: John E. Brown

Place of Birth: Abernathy, Texas

Personal History: Went to High School did not finish. I need ½ year to finish. I had 6 brothers and 3 sisters. I am the only one in the family still alive.

Place of Recruitment: Lubbock, Texas

Branch of Service: Marines

Service History, Stateside or Abroad: We shipped out of U.S. August 1942 and we returned to the states on Octoer 15, 1945. Went to boot camp in San Diego. We shipped out as soon as the boot camp was over. We went aboard a Merchant ship. After 65 days aboard the ship we got to New Zeland.

Present Location: Carrollton, TX

What’s your Carrollton Connection? Retired and member of the First Baptist Church.