Major Quince L. Brown - VFW War Memorial - Bristow, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 49.731 W 096° 24.321
14S E 734379 N 3968073
Quick Description: This monument to Quince L. Brown is located in VFW War Memorial on the west side of Bristow.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/22/2019 11:37:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMZY99
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni
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Long Description:
Bristow VFW Post 3656 maintains a war memorial area adjcent to its building which includes numerous military items of equipment, and several specific memorials to servicemen. This propeller is displayed in honor of World War II Ace, Major Quince Brown. It is mounted on a steel pole, with a marble plaque at the base, reading:

This U.S. Air Force Propeller is Dedicated
to Major Quince L. Brown, the 78th
Fighter Group Top Ace of
WWII. (3-time Ace). First Pilot to Strafe
with a P-47 (named OKIE) He was
Killed in Action - Sept. 6, 1944

Major Quince Lucien Brown (12/7/1917 - 9/6/1944) was a native of Bristow, and earned many medals and honors during World War II as a Major in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He is buried in nearby Magnolia Memorial Cemetery. Maj. Quince Brown

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Type of memorial: Other

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