Born: 19th January 1896, Stoke, Ipswich.

Died: 15th July 1916; age 20; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 1759

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, ‘C’ Coy, 4th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Nathan & Elizabeth Brown, of 81, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.




1901   72, New Cut West, Ipswich.


Percy was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Nathan Brown, 38, an Iron Moulder, born Aldringham, Suffolk.

Elizabeth Brown (nee Farrow), 34, born Ipswich.

Ernest Nathan Brown, 12, born Ipswich.

Charles Alexander Brown, 10, born Ipswich.

William Brown, 7, born Ipswich.

Lily Cara K. Brown, 5, born Ipswich.

Grace Doris Brown, 3, born Ipswich.

Bertie Redvers Brown, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   81, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.


Percy was 15 years old, a Butcher’s – Errand Boy. He was living with his parents, twin sister & brothers.

Nathan, 47, a Moulder – Iron Foundry.

Elizabeth, 45.

Charlie, 20, an Upholsterer.

Lily, 15.

Bertie, 12.


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