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Harrison BROWES

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Surname: BROWES

Forename(s): Harrison

Place of Birth: Cross Roads, Yorkshire

Service No: 83458

Rank: Gunner

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery

Battalion / Unit: 'C' Battery 92nd Brigade

Division: ---

Age: 23

Date of Death: 1918-07-10

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: IV. J. 60.


CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---


Additional Information:

Harrison Browes was the son of William Henry and Annie Browes, née Moore. William was born at Leeds and Annie at Longside near Ramsgill, Yorkshire. Annie died in 1897.

1901 Haworth, Yorkshire Census: 63, Nelson Street - Harrison Browes, aged 5 years, born Haworth, son of William H. and [stepson of] Ann Browes. [William had married Ann Wright in 1899.]

1911 Steeton, Yorkshire Census: 12 & 14, Barrows Lane - Harrison Browes, aged 15 years, born Cross Roads, Haworth, Yorkshire, son of William Henry and [stepson of] Ann Browes.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Gnr Harrison Browes, 83458, R.F.A. Theatre of War first served in: 1 - France. Date of entry therein: 24.7.15. Dead.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Gunner Harrison Browes, 83458, R.F.A. Died 10.7.18.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Gnr Harrison Browes, 83458, C/92 Bde R.F.A. Date and Place of Death: 10.7.18 died France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Stepmother Sole Legatee - Annie. £14 12s. 0d. War Gratuity: Mother - Ann. £16 0s. 0d.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for Harrison. Name(s) on card(s): Dependant: Mrs Ann Browes, born 1870. Relationship: Stepmother. Address: 20, High Street, Steeton, Keighley, Yorks.

Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entry

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:

BRONES [BROWES], Gunner Harrison, R.F.A., High Street, [Steeton], died of pneumonia.


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Gunner Harrison BROWES

Gunner Harrison BROWES

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

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Surname: BROWES

Forename(s): Harrison

Born: Cross Roads, Yorks


Enlisted: Keighley, Yorks

Number: 83458

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery



Died Date: 10/07/18

Died How: Died

Theatre of War: France & Flanders


Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

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Surname: BROWES

Forename(s): Harrison

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 83458

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Unit: "C" Bty. 92nd Bde.

Age: 23


Died Date: 10/07/1918

Additional Information: Son of William Henry and Ann Browes, of 20, High St., Steeton, Keighley. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: LOVING MEMORIES NEVER DIE)



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25 January 1918


Included amongst local soldiers home on leave are Gunners A. Ogden and Harrison Brown [Browes], R.F.A. The last named was in the Cambrai Battle and lost all his belongings, &c.

19 July 1918


Few villages of its size have suffered heavier losses than Steeton. Gunner Harrison Browse is the latest soldier to be added to the long list. The sad news was received on Sunday morning by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Browse, High Street, Steeton, of their son's death. He had died at a Clearing Station of pneumonia. The deceased was one of six brothers who are serving with the Colours. He joined up in January 1915, and had seen three years service in France. Gunner Browse was an optimist, of a happy genial disposition, and on a leave several months ago stated he wanted to see the job through and return happy and satisfied to civil life again. He was 23 years age, and previous to his enlistment was in the employ of John Clough and Sons, manufacturers, Steeton.

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19 July 1918

BROWES - Died at a Casualty Clearing Station in France, Gunner Harrison Browes, of the R.F.A., son of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Browes, of High Street, Steeton.

19 July 1918


Death of a Steeton Soldier

Mr. and Mrs. M.[sic]W. Browes, of High Street, Steeton, received official news on Sunday morning that their son, Gunner Harrison, Browes, of the R.F.A., had died at a Casualty Clearing Station in France, of pneumonia. The parents received word on Friday last that he was dangerously ill. Gunner Browes joined the army in 1915, and has seen three years' service in France. He is one of six brothers serving the colours. Previous to joining the army he was employed by Messrs. John Clough and Sons.

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