Brown, Albert Eger

Date of birth:
June 13th, 1889 (Charleston/South Carolina, United States)
Date of death:
October 12th, 1984
Buried on:
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: 6. Grave: 5798.
Service number:
O-3409
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major General
Unit:
5th Infantry Division "Red Diamond", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
1945
"Major General Albert Eger Brown, United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Commanding General of the 5th Infantry Division from 1943 to 1945."
War Department, General Orders No. 79
Legion of Merit - US Military
Rank:
Major General
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1948
"The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, 20 July 1942, takes pleasure in presenting a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Legion of Merit to Major General Albert Eger Brown, United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Deputy Commanding General and Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces in Korea, from September 1946 to November 1947."
Second LoM received as Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster.
Legion of Merit - US Military

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