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About James William Brown

Date of Birth
29 August 1891

Service Number
2827, 260704

Birth Place
Cockfield, Durham, England

Baptism
20 September 1891 - St Andrews, Durham, England

Date of Death
13 February 1957

Place of Death
3 Upper Westbrook, Darlington, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
Robert Brown born abt 1848 and Alice Churchill born abt 1857 Lancashire, England. Married Q4 1888 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Charlotte born abt 1886 (shown as both neice and daughter in census) Kate A born abt 1900

Marriage
Helena Mary (Surname unkown) born 8 August 1892 died 1970 registered in Darlington, Durham, England. Unable able to find marriage.

Career

Service
Army

Unit
1/1st Westmorland & Cumberland Yeomanry, 7th Border Regiment

Rank
Private

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1911 Molecatcher, 1939 Master Painter Own Account

Campaigns
France

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 (Staindrop, Durham, England), 1911 (Prospect House, Staindrop, Durham, England)

Absent Voters Roll
Front Street, Staindrop, Durham, Darlington, 260704 I L/Cpl, 7th Rorder Reg

1939 Register
3 Upper Westbrook, Darlington, Durham, England (additional note Police War Reserve)

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry and Find my Past

Notes
Served 1915-1919. (Wounded)

- Research by JP