ROBERT CHARLES BROWN

image from 1918 Chronicle newspaper.

 

Born: 1892, Ipswich.

On or since death presumed: 28th April 1917; age 25; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 40626

Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.

Formerly 27059, Northampton Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:IMG_6758

Bay 3.

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Brother to JACK GLANFIELD BROWN.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   6, Cleveland Terrace, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.

 

Robert was 8 years old and living with his mother & siblings.

Henrietta Harriet Brown (nee Holder), 42, born Ipswich.

Nellie Brown, 13, a Corset Maker, born Ipswich.

Jack Glanfield Brown, 12, born Ipswich.

James William Brown, 10, born Ipswich.

Frederick Albert Brown, 6, born Ipswich.

Charlotte Emma Brown, 4, born Ipswich.

Alfred Edward Brown, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1911   9, Unity Street, Ipswich.

 

Robert was 18 years old, a Grocer – Wholesale Grocery. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John Brown, 53, a Labourer – Iron Foundry, born Ipswich.

Henrietta, 52.

James, 21, a Moulder – Iron Foundry.

Frederick, 16, a Labourer – Iron Foundry.

Lottie, 14.

Alfred, 12.

 

In 1913, Ipswich, Robert married Annie Beckett, born October 1894, Ipswich. They had 2 children:

Robert Walter Brown, born September 1913, Ipswich.

Grace Irene Brown, born August 1916, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Grace Wragg – widow.

 

Norfolk Regiment, 7th Battalion:

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