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About William Brown

Date of Birth
Q1 1893

Service Number
14019

Birth Place
Staindrop, Durham, England

Date of Death
16 October,1916 23y Killed in action

Place of Death
France

Burial
Hebuterne Military Cemetery, France

Relationships

Parents
William born abt 1866 and Mary Ann (Hardwick) Brown born abt 1865 Married Q1 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Elizabeth born abt 1892, Isaac born abt 1895, Arthur born abt 1897, Harry born abt 1900, John born abt 1903

Career

Service
Army

Unit
9th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment Enlisted 28 October, 1914 Barnard Castle, Durham, England

Rank
Private

Enlisted Address
Cleatlam, Durham, England

Medals
14 -15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1911 Flatter (below ground) Coal miner

Campaigns
1914 -1916 France and Flanders

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Cleatlam, Durham, England 1911 Cleatlam, Winston, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, Family Search, Forces War Records, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Notes
William's brother Arthur was also killed in France in 1917.

- Research by DB