Rockville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John C. Brown Memorial Bridge
John C. Brown
(Corp’l U. S. Army)
August 26, 1950
To the memory of
the first Maryland soldier
killed in action in Korea
June 30, 1950
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
Location. 39° 4.476′ N, 77° 8.137′ W. Marker is in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Memorial is at the intersection of Rockville Pike (Maryland Route 355) and Edmonston Drive, on the right when traveling north on Rockville Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockville MD 20852, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rocky Glen Farm/Dawson Farmhouse: Built 1912 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rocky Glen Farm / Dawson Farm: 1840-1980 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dawson Farm - 1840-1979 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rocky Glen Farm / Dawson Farmhouse: Built 1874 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Saint Mary's Catholic Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rockville StationSaint Mary’s Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Rockville's Pump House (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
Also see . . . U.S. Military Fatal Casualties of the Korean War for Home-State-of-Record: Maryland. National Archives. The birth date of John C. Brown of Baltimore Maryland is listed as: 19280000 (1928) and his death date as: 19500630 (June 30, 1950.) The Korean War began on June 25, 1950. (Submitted on June 20, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 8,817 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 19, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 25, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 5, 6. submitted on June 19, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.