JACK GLANFIELD BROWN

 

 

Born: 26th January 1889, Ipswich.

Died: 31st January 1918; age 29; Drowned through collision in North Sea.

Enlistment Details: 3rd September 1914 – signed up for 12 years. Height: 5ft & 9 1/4 ins, dark complexion, brown eyes & dark brown hair. Tattooed two flags & anchor left arm, dot & star right arm.

Service:

Pembroke II – ERA 4 – 3rd September 1914 – 10th November 1914

Blake – ERA 4 – 11th November 1914.

Blake – ERA 4 – 2nd March 1916 – 30th April 1917.

Dolphin – ERA 4 – 1st May 1917 – 25th September 1917

K.17. – ERA 4 – 26th September – 1917 – 31st January 1918.

 

Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class; Service Number: M/8692; Royal Navy, H.M. Submarine K.17.

 

Memorial Reference:

29.

Chatham Naval Memorial,

Chatham,

Kent.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John Brown & Henrietta Brown, of 6, Gibson Street, Ipswich.

 

Brother to ROBERT CHARLES BROWN.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   73, Regent Street, Ipswich.

 

Jack was 2 years old and living with his parents and siblings.

John Brown, 34, a General Labour, born Ipswich.

Henrietta Harriet Brown (nee Holder), 33, born Ipswich.

Henry Brown, 10, born Ipswich.

Hettie Marie Brown, 6, born Ipswich.

Mollie Brown, 5, born Ipswich.

James William Brown, 1 month, born Ipswich.

 

1901   6, Cleveland Terrace, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.

 

Jack was 12 years old and living with his mother & siblings.

Henrietta, 42.

Nellie, 13, a Corset Maker.

James, 10.

Robert Charles Brown, 8, born Ipswich.

Frederick Albert Brown, 6, born Ipswich.

Charlotte Emma Brown, 4, born Ipswich.

Alfred Edward Brown, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1911   Carpenter’s Arms P.H., Norfolk Street, Kings Lynn, Norfolk.

 

Jack was 22 years old, a Boiler Maker, staying at the Carpenter’s Arms – 34 year old, William J. Howell was the Inn Keeper.

 

H.M. Submarine K.17.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_May_Island

 

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