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Robert BROWN (2)

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Surname: BROWN

Forename(s): Robert

Place of Birth: Ketton, Rutland

Service No: 34563

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion

Division: 1st (Peshawar) Indian Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1918-11-15

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CWGC Memorial: KARACHI 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL

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Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

Additional Information:

Robert (Kingston?) Brown (born 20 December 1888) was the grandson of Mark and Eliza Brown.

1891 Leicester, Leicestershire Census: 64, All Saints Road - Robert K. Brown, aged 2 years, born Ketton, Rutland, nephew of Samuel G. and Ada Easingwood. [Samuel George Easingwood and Emily Ada Brown were married in 1901. Emily was the daughter of Mark and Eliza Brown.]

1901 Ketton, Rutland Census: High Street - Robert K. Brown, aged 12 years, born Ketton. [Robert is described as a visitor of Mark and Eliza Brown.

The British Army Service Record for Robert Brown exists but may be incomplete.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte. Robert Brown, 7861, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, and Lance-Corporal, 34563, 2nd North Staffordshire Regiment. Disembarkation date: 13 August 1914.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: L/Cpl Robert Brown, 34563, 2nd Bn N. Staffs Regt. Date and Place of Death: 14.11.18. Abbottabad. To whom Authorised: Mother - Ada Easingwood. Amount Authorised: £67 4s. 6d.

Although Robert is commemorated on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial he is buried in Abbottabad Cemetery, India.

Robert is commemorated on Ketton War Memorial.

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:

BROWN, Sergeant R., N.S.R., of Skipton, died from influenza, India, Nov. 13, 1918.

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Private Robert BROWN

Private Robert BROWN

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 1st (Peshawar) Indian Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 1st (Peshawar) Indian Division

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Surname: BROWN

Forename(s): R

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 34563

Rank: Private

Regiment: North Staffordshire Regiment

Unit: 2nd Bn.

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Died Date: 15/11/1918

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Craven Herald and Wensleydale Standard Logo

20 December 1918

BROWN - In loving memory of Sergeant Robert Brown, No. 34563, 2nd North Staffs. Regiment, Abbotsabad, India, who died November 13th, 1918, from influenza.

In the bloom of his life God claimed him,
In the prime of his manhood days;
None knew him but to love him,
None mentioned his name but with praise.

'Belle.'

20 December 1918

CRAVEN AND THE WAR - SOLDIER DIES FROM INFLUENZA IN INDIA

Miss Daly, of the Fleece Inn, Skipton, received news on December 18 from the Records Office, Lichfield, of the death of her fiancé, Sergeant Robert Brown, of the 2nd North Staffs. Regiment, which occurred at Abbotsabad, India on November 13th from influenza. The gallant soldier was a reservist and was called up on the outbreak of war and went to France as one of the 'Contemptibles'. He was wounded in November 1914, and on recovery was drafted to India where he spent three years. He was well known in Skipton, and was formerly in the employ of the Midland Railway. He was a native of Leicester. We will give a photograph next week.

27 December 1918

CRAVEN AND THE WAR - Sergeant Robert Brown

We reproduce a photograph of Sergeant Robert Brown, of the 2nd North Staffordshire Regiment, who died in India on November 13th last from influenza. Formerly in the employ of the Midland Railway Company at Skipton the deceased soldier was engaged to be married to Miss Daly, of the Fleece Inn, Skipton

12 November 1920

BROWN - In loving memory of Sergt. Bob Brown, 2nd North Staffs. Regt., who died from influenza, at Abbottabad, India, Nov. 13th, 1918.

Only a memory of bygone days
And a sigh for the face unseen,
But a constant feeling that God alone
Knows best what might have been.

R.I.P.

From Belle.

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20 December 1918

In loving memory of Sergeant Robert Brown, No. 34563, 2nd North Staff. Regiment, Abbottabad, India, who died Nov. 13th, 1918, from influenza.

In the bloom of his life God claimed him,
In the pride of is manhood days;
None knew him but to love him,
None mentioned his name but with praise.

"Belle."

27 December 1918

Skipton Sergeant Dies from Influenza

Miss Daly, of the Fleece Inn, Skipton, received news on December 18th, from the Records Office, Lichfield, of the death of her fiancé, Sergt. R. Brown, North Staffordshire Regiment, which occurred at Abbotsabad, India, on November 13th, from influenza. Sergt. Brown was a reservist, and was called up on the outbreak of war, and went to France as one of the 'Contemptibles.' He was wounded in November, 1914, and on recovery, was drafted to India, where he spent three years. He was well-known in Skipton, and was formerly in the employ of the Midland Railway.

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