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Name:
Alfred Brown
Casualty No.:
Initials:
A
Service No.:
1672
Date of Birth:
1894
Place of Birth:
Morley, Evenwood Barony
Age at Death:
22
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
1st/6th D.L.I
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Front Street, Staindrop
Civilian Employment:
Miner
Cause of Death:
Kiled in Action
Date of Death:
05-January-1916
Place of Death:
Butte de Warlencourt
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
St. Mary's Church, Staindrop Plaque
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Warlencourt British Cemetery, France Grave Ref: V111.B.7.
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

The December 1916 Parish Magazine recorded his death.

Family Details:

Alfred was the son of James & Annie Brown of Front Street, Staindrop. He was born in Morley in Evenwood Barony where he & his father & brother Joseph were miners.

Notes:

He joined the 6th Durham Light Infantry in 1914 & served in France & Flanders. He was killed in action on 5th November, 1916 aged 22 & is buried in Warlencourt British Cemetery.

Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Ranks: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Service Number: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Unit: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Date of Death: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Buried: Commonweaith War Graves Commission; Date of Death Day: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Month: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Year: www.cwgc.org; Place of Death: Evenwood Remembers by Kevin Richardson; Age at Death: Evenwood Remembers by Kevin Richardson;