Born: 13th August 1902, Ipswich.
Died: 29th May 1947; age 44; at Ipswich.
Residence: 44, Wells Street, Ipswich.
Occupation: a Pile Driver, Pipe Layer and General Labourer. An Air Raid Precautions Warden at Argyle Street Depot.
Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 5822859.
Regiment: Royal Artillery, 30 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, 120 Battery.
Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Lily Beatrice Brown, of Ipswich.
1911 31, Wells Street, Ipswich.
Cornelius was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Robert Brown, 46, a Foundry Labourer, born Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Ann Maria Brown (nee Keys), 45, born Ipswich.
Lilian May Elizabeth Brown, born 20, Wells Street, Ipswich.
George Charles Brown, 7, born Ipswich.
Florence Ellen Brown, 4, born Ipswich.
Daniel Ford Winston, 2, born Ipswich.
Cornelius married Lily Beatrice Moyes born July 1903, Ipswich.
They had 5 children:
Cornelius Walter John Brown, born July 1926, born Ipswich.
Lilian Rose Brown, born February 1928, Ipswich.
Sylvia V. Brown, born 1930, Ipswich.
Kathleen M. Brown, born 1931, Ipswich.
Patricia P. Brown, born 1935, Ipswich.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
Cornelius a Pile Driver, Pipe Layer and General Labourer and a part time Air Raid Precautions Warden. He was living with Lily and their children. Cornelius’s brother was also staying at their family home – 44, Wells Street, Ipswich.
Lily, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Cornelius, at School.
Lilian, at School.
George Brown, a General Labourer – Sewer Worker.