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Heroes Of Our Time

In Loving Memory



The Beloved Wife Of

James Brown

Died June 6th 1917

Aged 74 Years


Also Of Lewis Brown Their Son

Who Died From Wounds Received

In France September 12th 1917

Aged 38 Years


He Died For His Country


More information relating to Lewis Brown below





Some of the information below may be incorrect as found it very difficult to research this person as a lot of the dates / ages didn't tie up correctly, but the locations and other information made it seem likely to be correct




Rank: Private


Service No: 39496


Date of Death: 12/09/1917


Age: 36 ??


Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers, 9th Bn




Location: Somme, France


Number of casualties: 1887


Cemetery/memorial reference: II. A. 10.



Additional Information:


The birth of a Lewis Brown was recorded in the Henstead District of Norfolk in the July to September quarter, (Q3), of 1881


In the 1891 Census he was recorded at 9 years living in Flordon, Norfolk with his parents James, 58, Railway Platelayer from Starston and Anna, 49 from Burston, as well as 3 other children (Albert, 16, Farm Labourer, Anna, 12 and Frederick 6)


In the 1901 Census the head of the household is now Anna, Widow, 58 along with William 35 Railway labourer from Lakenham, Lewis 19 Cattleman and Frederick 16 General labourer


In the 1911 Census the head of the household is Anna, 67, and living with her are son Louis age 29 Railway labourer


His Service Records do not appear to have survived the Blitz


He is also remembered on the War Memorial in St. Michaels Church, Flordon



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