Pvt. J.W. Browning

Pvt. J.W. Browning killed in Korea Mr and Mrs Hubert Browning of Old Shawneetown have received a telegram from the Adjutant General of the Army in Washington D.C. informing them that their son Pvt. J.W. Browning was killed in action in Korea on July 29, 1950. On September 3rd., they had received a message from the Army that their son was missing in action in Korea since July 29. Pvt. Browning was born in Hardin County June 28, 1932. He attended grade schoolat Old Shawneetown thru the 5th grade, and worked as a farm labor before volunteering for service, 10 May 1949. He received basic training at Camp Chaffe, Ark. and was transferred to Camp Stoneman, CA. on 5 September 1949, going to Japan from there, and there to Korea. He is survived by his parents four brothers, 5 sisters all at home and two grand mothers, Mrs Carol Grounds of Shawneetown and Mrs Otto Hill, Cave-in- Rock, IL.

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