Brown, Herbert James

(1884 - 1917)

War Service:
Lt. in the 1st/7th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died in Israel 06 Nov 1917, aged 33.

He is buried and commemorated in the Beersheba War Cemetery.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at Christ Church, Lee and on a window at St Laurence, Blackmore, Essex inscribed
I have not found so great faith in Israel.
In memory of Herbert James Brown Lieut. Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Killed in action in Palestine Nov. 6th 1917. Given by his widow.

Born March Q 1884 Lewisham RD. Husband of Grace E. Petrie (formerly Brown) [nee Pratt Married Sep Q 1911 Ongar RD] [Grace remarried March Q 1919 St Martin RD Stanley Layton Petrie], of St. Barnabas Vicarage, Sunderland. Native of Essex. Stanley was vicar of St Barnabas, Sunderland from 1915 until 1929, when he became vicar of Holy Trinity, Stockton on Tees, where he remained until after 1931. Herbert and Grace children: Peggy E [Mar Q 1915 Lewisham RD].


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