Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 14th April 1918; age 21; Died of Wounds.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.

Rank: Lieutenant; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion (Territorial)

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Military Cross.


Grave Reference:

  1. E. 33.

Mendinghem Military Cemetery,





Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Edgar Jermyn Brown and Annie Josephine Brown, of “Villette” Tuddenham Road, Ipswich.






1901   Villette, Tuddenham Road, Ipswich.


Horace was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Edgar Jermyn Brown, 44, a Timber Merchant – employer, born Ipswich.

Annie Josephine Brown (nee Loverly), 42, born Calcutta, India.

Cecil Jermyn Brown, 14, born Ipswich.

Eric Landon Brown, 12, born Ipswich.

Nina Josephine Brown, 11, born Ipswich.

Edith Annie Brown, 10, born Ipswich.

Keith William Brown, 8, born Ipswich.

Harcourt Glyn Brown, 7, born Ipswich.

3 servants.


1911   Villette, Tuddenham Road, Ipswich.


Horace was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Edgar, 54, a Timber Merchant – employer.

Annie, 52.

Eric, 22, a Timber Merchant.

Nina, 21.

Edith, 20.

Harcourt, 17.

2 servants.


Horace’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.


Horace is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich and St. Mary at the Quay Church, Ipswich.

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