William James Brown

Military
Lt. Charles Sheldon Oldfield's  P-51 Mustang 44-63555 'Bonnie', with the Crew Chief standing by the wing, at Duxford. December 1944.

Object Number - UPL 53759 - Lt. Charles Sheldon Oldfield's P-51 Mustang 44-63555 'Bonnie', with the Crew Chief T/Sgt. William J Brown standing by the wing, at Duxford. December...

Crew Chief assigned to P-51 Mustangs 44-63181 and 44-63555

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 84th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 84th Fighter Squadron

Places

Line up of P-47 Thunderbolts of the 82nd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, at Duxford air base. September 1944. Printed caption on reverse of print: '55432 AC - War Birds Home To Rest - Republic P-47 Thunderbolts lined up on an 8th Air Force field in England after a daylight sweep over Germany. Crews have finished inspections and refueling.'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: "Duckpond"

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

1921-03-06

Died

1962-04-17

Revisions

Date2 Dec 2021 08:23:12
ContributorEmily
Sources

Information provided by Ted Dammick and Peter Randall, Brown's name is recorded as Technical Sergeant William D Brown in the accident report for P-51 44-63181 on 13 January 1945

Date27 Sep 2014 18:28:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book 'Duxford Diary', 1989 edition by Duxford Aviation Society

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