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Place of Birth: Ketton, Rutland
Service No: 34563
Regiment / Corps / Service: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 1st (Peshawar) Indian Division
Date of Death: 1918-11-15
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: KARACHI 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
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 entryView Entry in CPGW Book
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
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 1st (Peshawar) Indian Division
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