I am searching for information about my Grandfather, he was an Americian Marine was based in Brisbane during WWII and this is where he met my Grandmother and during this time my father was born.
The information I have is as follows:-
NAME: William Robert BROWN
NATIONALITY: Africian Americian
SHIP: Mariposa (???)
DATES: 1942 - 1944 (Approximate dates in Brisbane - Australia)
KNOWN FAMILY: Brother - Robert & Sisters - Sadie & Caroline
FATHER: William Brown
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 53 Kennedy Street, Charleston, South Carolina
APPROXIMATE AGE: 85 years plus
He was based in Brisbane for about three years and departed Brisbane around the 25th September, 1944 or 1945. His approximate age at this time was 24 years old and at this time he was from Charleston in South Carolina.
We are very keen to find out more information about this man or his family members, anything or any other avenues you think may be helpful, would be greatly appreciated. Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.
Dion Gadd (Australia)