|Maurice Peter Brown|
|Birth name||Maurice Peter Brown|
17 June 1919|
London, United Kingdom
|Died||20 January 2011(aged 91)|
|Service/branch||Royal Air Force|
|Years of service||1938–1945|
|Unit||No. 611 Squadron RAF
No. 41 Squadron RAF
|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.
- 'Those Other Eagles'; Shores, 2004, page 76