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Name:
Arthur Brown
Casualty No.:
Initials:
A
Service No.:
14017
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Age at Death:
20
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
East Yorkshire Regiment. 8th Bn.
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Staindrop
Civilian Employment:
Still at School
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Date of Death:
03-January-1917
Place of Death:
Near Duisans, France
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
St. Mary's Church, Staindrop Plaque
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France. Grave Ref: 1V.B.47.
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Arthur was the younger brother of William & was still at school in 1911. His mother was not alive when he was killed.

Son of William Brown, of Cleatham, Winston, Darlington

Notes:

He joined the East Yorkshire Regiment in 1914 probably at the same time as William. There is only one number difference in their military identification. Like his brother, he served in France and Flanders. Arthur was killed in France near Duisans on 3rd May 1917 aged only 19. He was buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

 

 

Sources:
Last Name: www.newmp.org.uk; Initials: www.newmp.org.uk; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Service: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Ranks: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Unit: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Service Number: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Age at Death: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Date of Death: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Buried: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Family Details: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Date of Death Day: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Month: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Year: www.cwgc.org;