- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Sunday, 05 June 2016 12:47
Elwin Leroy Brown
Electrician's Mate Third Class
E. L. BROWN
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 342 30 12
- Rate: EM3/c (Electrician's Mate Third Class)
- Duties: Use electrical tools and repair electrical equipment. Charge storage batteries. Wind armatures. Stand watch on main gyrocompass and in main control room of electrically driven ships. Repair telephone circuits. Apply first aid in case of electrical shock.
- Enlisted: 14 October 1940
- Place: Kansas City, Missouri
- Onboard USS Arizona: 9 December 1940
- From: NTS Great Lakes, Illinois
- Date of Birth: 19 July 1919
- Place of Birth: Kansas City, Missouri
- Hometown / State December 1941: Richland, Kansas
- Next of Kin: Mr. Minor Loren Brown - Father
- Address: Rt. 1, Richland, Kansas
- Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
- Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal
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