Veterans' Memorial Project

Joseph Mueller Brownback

Decatur, IL

World War II

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: 1939

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Aviation Cadet

Date of Birth: 07/15/1914

Date of Death: 12/27/1941

Cadet Brownback was killed in a training accident when his plane crashed approximately two miles southwest of Wittmann, Maricopa County, Arizona. He is interred in the Vandeveer-Brownback Mausoleum in Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, IL.

-submitted by Brett Berry, double third cousin

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