Born: 1889, Ipswich.
Died: 18th August 1915; age 26; KiA.
Date of Entry Therein: 9th November 1914.
Regiment: Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (incl. Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps) Battalion: 4th Suffolk Yeomanry.
Gazetted to 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, October 1908.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War. Military Cross – 18th August 1915; Mentioned in Despatches.
XVII. C. 6.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Edgar Jermyn Brown and Annie Josephine Brown, of “Villette” Tuddenham Road, Ipswich.
Brother to HORACE MANTON BROWN.
1891 Villette, Tuddenham Road, Ipswich.
Eric was 2 years old and living with his parents
Edgar Jermyn Brown, 34, a Timber Merchant – own account, born Ipswich.
Annie Josephine Brown (nee Loverly), 32, born Calcutta, India.
Cecil Jermyn Brown, 4, born Ipswich.
Nina Josephine Brown, 1, born Ipswich.
Edith Annie Brown 2 months, born Ipswich.
1901 Villette, Tuddenham Road, Ipswich.
Eric was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Edgar, 44, a Timber Merchant – employer.
Keith William Brown, 8, born Ipswich.
Harcourt Glyn Brown, 7, born Ipswich.
Horace Manton Brown, 3, born Ipswich.
1911 Villette, Tuddenham Road, Ipswich.
Eric was 22 years old, a Timber Merchant and living with his parents & siblings.
Edgar, 54, a Timber Merchant – employer.
On the 29th November 1917, Edgar Jermyn Brown Esq. applies for the 14 Star in respect of his late son Eric.
Eric’s brother Cecil was an author & editor in the 1920’s & 1930’s. Cecil was Abridged & Edited The Three Musketeer’s by Alexandre Dumas in 1936.
Eric is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich and St. Mary at the Quay Church, Ipswich.