Truman Lazarus Brown
Submitted by: Chris Mulholland
Truman Lazarus Brown served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The dates of service are: Known 1917-1918.
Truman Lazarus Brown was born on July 21st, 1892 in Bertie, North Carolina and was the middle of three boys.
By 1917, he was working as a carpenter with the Norfolk & Southern Railroad when he signed up with the US Army as a Private.
He was assigned to the 166th Infantry Regiment, of the vaunted 42nd “Rainbow” Division. Truman was killed during the Aisne-Marne Offensive in France on July 29, 1918 and is buried in the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, France