James King Brown was born October 29th, 1918 at Bedlington, Northumberland, England. His family immigrated to Canada in 1927. After being educated in Coalhurst, Alberta he signed on with the 39th Field Battery Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA). Following the Battery arriving in the United Kingdom he was sent to the 12th Field Regiment RCA as part of the 3rd Canadian Division’s artillery. His total service in World War Two was 59 months of which he was overseas in the United Kingdom and Northwest Europe for 47 months. After the war he returned to Lethbridge with a new wife and son. He then worked in the milk home delivery business for 35 years until his retirement. He and his wife, Joyce, raised six sons, Michael, Bryson, Lance, Mason, Robert, and Bradford. He joined the Canadian Army militia in 1947 and served with the 33rd Field Squadron Royal Canadian Engineers until 1964. James passed away March 24th, 1995.
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