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First Name: Barrett

Last Name: Brown


Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Chamberland

Date of Birth: 19 October 1948

Date of Death: 22 August 1969

Rank: Warrant Officer 1

Years Served:
Barrett Chamberland Brown

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Barrett Chamberland Brown

Warrant Officer 1, U.S. Army

Barrett Chamberland Brown was born on 19 October 1948.

On 22 August 1969, Warrant Officer 1 Barrett Chamberland Brown was serving with 213th Assault Support Helicopter Company, 11th Aviation Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 12th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade, in Binh Long Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, WO1 Brown was killed in a non-hostile related crash of the helicopter he was flying when a sling-loaded Air Force O-1E flew up into aft rotor during left turn causing crash and burn. His body was recovered.

Badge and Medals

Army Aviator Badge
Bronze Star Medal
Air Medal with Numeral 12
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name Barrett C Brown is inscribed on Panel W19 Line 91 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Warrant Officer 1 Brown is buried at Los Angeles National Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.


Honoree ID: 3519   Created by: MHOH




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