Private George Brown

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Died: Thursday 1 January 1970 (aged 29)

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BROWN, GEORGE
Additional information:
Son of Joseph Thomas and Elizabeth Brown, of Levenshulme, nr. Manchester.
Cemetery:
CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Plot 2. Row E. Grave 28.
Country:
France

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Lance Corporal George Brown

Lance Corporal George Brown 1725. Unit: 9th and/or 49th Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force. Death: 07 June 1917 Messines Western Front
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Captain George Brown

Captain George Brown. Unit: 1st/8th (Irish) Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Death: 16 June 1915 Festubert Western Front
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Oral history

British civilian scientist worked for Special Operations Executive in GB and Australia, 1942-1945.
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THE CRIMEAN WAR, 1854 - 1856

The Commander of the British Light Division, Lieutenant General Sir George Brown (1790 - 1865) and his staff. Brown had earlier served in the Peninsula War and was reputed to be a severe disciplinarian. He was wounded at the Battle of Inkerman and subsequently invalided home. Brown served as …

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British officer with 25th Field Regt, Royal Artillery in India, North Africa and East Africa, 1937-1942; POW in Italy, 1942-1943; escaped from imprisonment, 1943; served with 1st Airborne Div at Arnhem, Netherlands, 9/1944; served as GOC Middle East Land Forces in Aden, 1967
REEL 1 Background in GB, 1917-1937: family; education. Period with 25th Field Regt, Royal Artillery in India, 1937-1940: background to joining unit at Jhansi; hearing news of declaration of Second World War at Nowshera, 3/9/1939. Aspects of operations with 25th Field Regt, Royal Artillery, …

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British rifleman served as machine gunner with No 1 Coy, Marseillaise Bn, 14th International Bde in Spain, 12/1936-1/1937; hospitalised in Castellon de la Plana and Benicasim, Spain, 1/1937-2/1937; volunteer served on administrative duties with British Bn, 15th International Bde at Jamara, Spain, …
REEL 1 Recollections of period as machine gunner with No 1 Coy, Marseillaise Bn, 14th International Bde in Spain, 12/1936-1/1937: issue of supplies at Albacete; becoming number two on machine gun; Nationalist air attack en route to Lopera; opinion of George Nathan; Mick Brown’s decision to go …

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British volunteer and commander with British Bn, 15th International Bde in Spain, 12/1936-10/1938.
REEL 1 Background to joining International Bdes in Spain, 11/1936-12/1936: political influences in Manchester; deciding to go to Spain; interview with George Brown at Pounting St, Manchester; aspects of journey with others through France to Spain, 12/1936. Recollections of period with British Bn, …

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British rifleman served as runner and postman with British Bn, 15th International Bde in Spain, 1/1937-10/1938
REEL 1 Background in Delph,GB, 1915-1936: family. Aspects of political activities in Delph,GB, 1936: membership of Labour Club; interest in Spain; reaction to activities of British Union of Fascists in Oldham. Aspects of joining International Bdes in GB and journey to Spain via France, 1936: …

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British civilian member of the Young Pioneers, Communist Party of Great Britain in Denbeath, GB, 1926-1929; member of Communist Party of Great Britain in Wellesey, GB, 1929-1937; served as runner and observer with Anti Tank Battery, 15th International Brigade in Spain, 5/1937-10/1938
REEL 1 Background in Denbeath, GB, 1912-1926: family; education; father’s political attitudes; drawing political cartoons for miners’ newspapers. Aspects of period as member of the Young Pioneers, Communist Party of Great Britain in Denbeath, GB, 1926-1929: joining Pioneers, 1926; activities; …

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British member of Miles Platting Branch of Communist Party of Great Britain and Young Communist League in Manchester, GB, 1934-1936; served as machine gunner with No 1 Company, 14th International Brigade in Spain, 12/1936-2/1937; served as deputy commander at International Brigades depot at Morata …
REEL 1 Background in Manchester, GB, 1914-1934: father’s occupation; education; involvement in Kinder Scout trespass, 1932. Recollections of period as member of Miles Platting Branch of Communist Party of Great Britain and Young Communist League in Manchester, GB, 1934-1936: recruitment to …

Oral history

British rifleman served as signaller with British Bn and Lincoln-Washington Bn, 15th International Bde and in Spain, 2/1937-3/1938; POW in San Pedro de Cardenas Prison, Burgos and Palencia POW Camp, Spain, 3/1938-10/1938
REEL 1 Aspects of volunteering for International Bdes and journey to Spain, 12/1936-1/1937: membership of Young Communist League in Manchester; reasons for volunteering to go to Spain; journey to Spain; question of expectations of service; telling family and friends; question of volunteering. …

ROYAL NAVY AMENITY SHIP MV MENESTHEUS - THE FLOATING BREWERY [Main Title]

Technical documentary illustrates the brewing plant installed in 1945 on board a converted Blue Funnel Line Amenities ship for the supply of beer to British servicemen in the Far East.
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Newry, Down
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