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First Name: Dolores

Last Name: Browne

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Female

Branch: Women's Army Corps (1943 - 1978)

Home of Record: CT
Middle Name: M.

Date of Birth:

Date of Death: 13 July 1945

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served:
Dolores M. Browne

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Mary H. Bankston was a member of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, the first all-female, all-African-American battalion to serve overseas. Sgt. Dolores M. Browne, PFC Mary H. Bankston, and PFC Mary J. Barlow were killed in the same Jeep accident. Both Marys were killed instantly; Dolores died from her wounds five days later on 13 July 1945. All three were buried in Colleville-sur-Mer together.


Sergeant Dolores M. Browne is buried at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France.

Honoree ID: 188451   Created by: MHOH




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