Brown, Arthur

Dates: 1879-1919

War Service: Arthur Brown served as a Private with the 6th Battalion Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) and his service number was G/1235. He died on 3rd July 1916 and he is commemorated on Thiepval memorial.

Location of Memorial: He is remembered on the St Pauls, Deptford WW1 War Memorial.

Details: Arthur Brown was baptised on 26th October 1879 at St Lukes Church, Deptford. His parents were Charles and Margaret.

In 1901 he was recorded living at 229, Grove Street, Deptford with his parents, his two brothers, Edward and Sydney, and his three sisters, Martha, Gertrude and Lydia. He was employed as a capstan driver.

In 1911 he was recorded living at 229 Grove Street with his parents and his siblings Martha and Edward Richard. He was employed as a coal porter.

His brothers Edward and Sidney are also commemorated at St Paul's.


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