Chief Engineer William Brown

Mercantile Marine

Died: Wednesday 8 November 1916 (aged 44)

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Record:
BROWN, WILLIAM
Additional information:
Husband of Mrs. Brown, of 4, Abbey Place, Aberdeen. Born at Newburgh.
Cemetery:
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

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Brown, E., M., Miss. to IWM

Corporal William Brown 3189. Unit: 8th Platoon, 1st Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Death: 15 September 1916 Missing in action Western Front
Donation Letter

IWM to Brown, Mrs.

Lieutenant Colonel (Temporary) William Brown. Unit: Assistant Director of Supply and Transport, 8th Division. Death: Not known
Thankyou Letter

Brown, C. Maud, Mrs. to IWM

Lieutenant Colonel (Temporary) William Brown. Unit: Assistant Director of Supply and Transport, 8th Division. Death: Not known
Donation Letter with biog details

Oral history

British NCO served with 2nd Bn, Durham Light Infantry in GB, 1938-1939; served with 8th Bn, Durham Light Infantry in GB, France, Egypt, and Cyprus, 1939-1941; served with VIP Mess, Headquarters, Eighth Army in North Africa and Sicily, 1941-1943; served with 8th Bn, Durham Light Infantry in Sicily, …
REEL 1 Recollections of background in Bridlington, Hull and Withernsea, GB, 1920-1937: education; work; recreations. Recruitment to Special Reserve at Hull Recruiting Office, 12/1937: reasons; procedure; circumstances of posting to Durham Light Infantry despite desire to join Tank Corps; family …

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Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
Greenhithe And Swanscombe Royal British Legion Book Of Remembrance (WMR 16433)
Location:
Greenhithe, Kent
Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
Holy Trinity Church (WMR 43286)
Location:
Kircubbin, Down
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Victoria Park Council School (lost) (WMR 3229)
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Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Daisy Street Council School (WMR 2536)
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Whitehaven WW1 Borough Roll of Honour (WMR 72636)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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St Ambrose Church WW1 (WMR 52345)
Location:
Widnes, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Whitehaven WW1 Borough Roll of Honour (WMR 72636)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Coreley (WMR 13790)
Location:
Coreley, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Teddington Roll Of Honour (WMR 3146)
Location:
Teddington, Gloucestershire
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Turvey Roll of Honour (WMR 1837)
Location:
Turvey, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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St Marys Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 10392)
Location:
Wycliffe, Durham
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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All Saints Memorial Triptych (WMR 12442)
Location:
South Wimbledon, Greater London
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Dawdon Miners Lodge WW1 Fallen (LOST) (WMR 71064)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Brown, William
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West Auckland WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 71341)
Location:
West Auckland, Durham
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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St Davids Methodists - WW1 (WMR 45244)
Location:
Hale, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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St Bartholmews Church Roll Of Honour WW1 (WMR 33928)
Location:
Newbiggin-by-the-sea, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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St. Vincent's Church - WW1 (WMR 27957)
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Redruth Anglican Church Congregation (WMR 52576)
Location:
Redruth, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Redruth Anglican Church Congregation (WMR 52576)
Location:
Redruth, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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St Lukes Deptford (WMR 73090)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Shaftesbury Boys Club WW1 Book Of Remembrance (WMR 15332)
Location:
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Borough Of Stretford - WW1 Book Of Remembrance (WMR 3234)
Location:
Stretford, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Solicitors And Articled Clerks - WW1 (WMR 11548)
Location:
Holborn, Greater London
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Men And Women Of St Ives (WMR 353)
Location:
St Ives, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Trafalgar Junior School (WMR 12520)
Location:
Twickenham, Greater London
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Castleside Cemetery WW1 And WW2 (WMR 41747)
Location:
Castleside, Durham
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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St Olaves Parishioners - WW1 (served) (WMR 40765)
Location:
Gatcombe, Isle Of Wight
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Kingswood Congregational WW1 (WMR 46281)
Location:
Kingswood, Avon
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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East Ham Corporation - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 12323)
Location:
East Ham, Greater London
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Shaftesbury Boys Club (WMR 53231)
Location:
Prenton, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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St Lawrences Church Cross WW1 And WW2 (WMR 20659)
Location:
Bourton On The Hill, Gloucestershire
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Wellington Street Presbyterians (WMR 6374)
Location:
Ballymena, Antrim
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Co-operative Wholesale Society Soap Works - WW1 Roll Of Honour (lost) (WMR 45481)
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Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Pendleton (WMR 3363)
Location:
Pendleton, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Salford Lads Club WW1 Plaque (WMR 15992)
Location:
Ordsall, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Ivy Leaf Social Club (WMR 33944)
Location:
Newbiggin-by-the-sea, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Heaton Mersey Congregational Church (WMR 66798)
Location:
Stockport, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Branton Presbyterian Church WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 33723)
Location:
Glanton, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
St Nicholas Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 20878)
Location:
Teddington, Gloucestershire
Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
West Auckland Memorial Stone (WMR 71344)
Location:
West Auckland, Durham
Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
Hoyle Mill Scholars (WMR 68077)
Location:
Hoyle Mill, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
St Matthews Church WW1 (WMR 3221)
Location:
Stretford, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Brown, William
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Harrington Roman Catholic (WMR 69334)
Location:
Harrington, Workington, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
Willington Working Men's Club (LOST) (WMR 71468)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Brown, William
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St Margarets Church (lost) (WMR 15393)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
St Mary The Virgin Church Tablet WW1 (WMR 34601)
Location:
Willington, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
Astley School WW1 (WMR 37840)
Location:
Astley, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
Pte W Brown & Cpl John A Brown (WMR 35255)
Location:
Paull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
Buittle Parish WW1 (WMR 44359)
Location:
Buittle, near Dalbeattie, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Brown, William
Memorial:
Buittle-New Memorial (WMR 72365)
Location:
Buittle, near Dalbeattie, Dumfries And Galloway

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Name:
Sergeant Brown
Context:
promotion
Date:
4 Nov 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: Brigade Machine Gun Company (page 58)
Name:
Sergeant Brown
Context:
award
Date:
5 Nov 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) (page 117)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Brown
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
7 Nov 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Buffs (East Kent Regiment). (page 125)
Name:
Captain Brown
Context:
commander
Date:
9 Nov 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 4 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 225)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Brown
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
12 Nov 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 526 Field Company Royal Engineers (page 364)
Name:
Second Lieutenant T A Brown
Context:
commander
Date:
5 Nov 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Buffs (East Kent Regiment). (page 125)
Name:
Second Lieutenant H Brown
Context:
joined
Date:
13 Nov 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 491 (Home Counties) Field Company Royal Engineers (page 445)