13.08.1944 No. 441 Squadron Spitfire IX NH178 Fl/Lt. William W.L. Brown MiD
Date: 13th August 1944 (Sunday)
Unit: No. 441 Squadron
Type: Spitfire IX
Base: RAF Digby, Lincolnshire
Location: East of Vire, North Western France
Pilot: Fl/Lt. William Wood Lindsay Brown MiD. J/16571 RCAF Age 27. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Fl/Lt. William Brown in an armed recce to Flers, North Western France during the evening of the 13th August and was shot down by flak and spun into the ground East of Vire, France.
Above: as described - courtesy Francois Dutil
Fl/Lt. William Wood Lindsay Brown MID. Ranville War Cemetery V.F.12. Born on the 18th August 1916, the son of Thomas Wood Brown and Nellie Brown, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Grave inscription reads: “Ever Remembered And Sadly Missed By His Loving Family And Many Friends”.