Arthur Roy Brown

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Birthday
23, 1893
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Mar 9, 1994 (100)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1893
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Mar 9, 1994 (100)

About

Canadian pilot and Royal Air Force officer remembered for shooting down the Red Baron during World War I.

Before Fame

He studied accounting before beginning his aviation training with the Royal Naval Air Service.

Trivia

He tried to re-enlist in the Royal Canadian Air Force at the beginning of World War II, but his request was refused. Instead, he campaigned unsuccessfully for the Ontario legislature.

Family Life

He was one of five children born into an affluent Ottawa family.

Associated With

He is credited with having shot down Baron Von Richthofen, and never lost a pilot during his aerial battles.