Gordon Richard Brown

310TH TCS, 315TH TCW, 13TH AF
United States Air Force
30 January 1929 - 24 October 1963
Morgan City, Louisiana
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7TH AF C-123 310TH TCS
USAF Senior Pilot

Purple Heart, Air Medal, USAF Comm, National Defense, WW-2 Victory, Vietnam Service, RVN National Order, RVN Gallantry Cross, RVN Campaign medals
Gordon R Brown

The database page for Gordon Richard Brown

16 Jul 2002

"This will remain the land of the free
only so long as it is the home of the brave."
- Elmer Davis -

From his son,
Richard K. Brown

A Note from The Virtual Wall

A C-123B (tail number 56-4385) from the 310th Troop Carrier Squadron was shot down just south of Saigon while dropping flares to illuminate the area around a village under attack by VC. Four men were killed in the incident:
  • Capt Gordon R. Brown, Oklahoma City, OK;
  • Capt Woodrow M. Fitzgerald, Staunton, VA;
  • SSgt Charles B. Lankford, Collinsville, IL; and
  • SSgt Walter K. Morris, Paris, KY.

The point-of-contact for this memorial is
his son,
Richard K. Brown

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 16 Jul 2002
Last updated 08/16/2007