World War II
BROWN JR, QUINCE L
Major, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Bristow, Creek County. Mr. and Mrs. Quince L, Brown, Sr., Parents, 205 West 7th St., Bristow. Born December 7, 1917. Enlisted August 14, ]940. Decorations: Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters; Distinguished Flying Cross with four Oak Leaf Clusters; Silver Star awarded twice; French Croix de Guerre with palm; European Liberation and European Theatre of Operations ribbons. Graduated Bristow High School in 1938; attended Oklahoma A. & M. College, Stillwater. Member of First Christian Church, Bristow. Served as Pilot and had completed 132 bombing missions. Died September 6, 1944, in action on 133rd bombing mission (captured and killed) at Schleiden, Germany.
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