Brown, Thomas Henry Coppings

Dates: 1886-1917

War Service: Thomas Henry Coppings Brown served as a Rifleman with the 8th Battalion London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) and his service number was 370426. He died of his wounds on 3rd July 1917 in Cardiff, aged 31.

Location of Memorial: He is buried in Brockley cemetery, where his name is recorded on the screen wall listing those whose graves have no headstone.

Details: Thomas Henry Coppings Brown was born c1886 at 26 Garnies Street Portsmouth.

In 1901 he was recorded living at 26 Garnies Street Portsmouth with his parents, Thomas H C and Ellen. He was employed as a cabinet maker’s apprentice. In 1911 he was recorded living at Hampshire Cottages, 1 Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich with his widowed mother Ellen and sister Mabel Henrietta. He was employed as a sorter at the Post Office.


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