Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BROWN, EBEN LEON

Technician, Fifth Grade, U. S. Army. Home address: Snyder, Kiowa County. Reverend and Mrs. Foster Brown, Parents, Snyder. Born July 28, 1925. Enlisted August 23, 1943. Decorations: Order of the Purple Heart; Presidential Citation; Bronze Star Medal awarded posthumously. Attended High School at Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Member of Baptist Church. Served in 70th Tank Battalion, Armored Division. His Commanding Officer commended him as "one of the finest soldiers" in the command. Died December 2, 1944, in action at Aachen, Germany.

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