Maurice Peter Brown
|Birth name||Maurice Peter Brown|
|Born||17 June 1919|
London, United Kingdom
|Died||20 January 2011(aged 91)|
|Service/||Royal Air Force|
|Years of service||1938–1945|
|Unit||No. 611 Squadron RAF|
No. 41 Squadron RAF
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Air Force Cross|
Brown joined the RAF in 1938, and promoted to the rank of Flying Officer in October 1940. During the Battle of Britain, Brown flew Spitfires with No. 611 Squadron RAF and No. 41 Squadron RAF. During the battle he claimed 3 and 1 shared destroyed, and one shared 'probable'.
Following the Battle of Britain, Brown was a flying instructor at No. 61 OTU Operational Training Unit and Cranwell Flying Training School. He was promoted to flight lieutenant in January 1944 and subsequently to the rank of squadron leader.
In 2004, Brown wrote "Honour Restored" about the Battle of Britain and his exploits and those of his fellow pilots.
Brown died on 20 January 2011.
- Honour Restored: Dowding the Battle of Britain and the Fight for Freedom (2005)
- "No. 34960". The London Gazette. 4 October 1940. p. 5832.
- Shores, Christopher (14 July 2004). Those Other Eagles. Grub Street. p. 76. ISBN 978-1904010883.
- "No. 37407". The London Gazette. 28 December 1945. p. 86.
- "Squadron Leader M P Brown AFC". The Battle of Britain Historical Society Discussion Forum. Retrieved 16 January 2018.