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Forename(s): John Henry
Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 22332
Regiment / Corps / Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 11th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1915-12-17
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 34 to 36.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
John Henry Brown was the son of John Piercy and Margaret Ann Brown, née Lowcock. Both parents were born at Skipton, Yorkshire.
1901 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 132, College Road - John Hy. Brown, aged 8 years, born Skipton-in-Craven, Yorkshire, son of John P. and Margaret A. Brown.
1911 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 72, Park Road - John Henry Brown, aged 18 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of John Piercy and Margaret Ann Brown.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John H. Brown, 22332, Northumberland Fusiliers. Theatre of War first served in: (2B) Balkans. Date of entry therein: 11 November 1915. Died of Wounds.
John is commemorated in the 'City of Bradford Great War 1914-1918 Roll of Honour'.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
BROWN, John Henry, aged 23, Northumberland Fusiliers, formerly employed at Skipton Brewery, died from wounds received in Dardanelles campaign, Dec. 17, 1915.
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Northumberland Fusiliers
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division
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