Born: 1895, Ipswich.
Died: 28th April 1917; age 23; KiA.
Residence: 6, Fore Street, Ipswich.
Employed in the warehouse of Messrs. W. and S. Cowell, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 43309
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Alfred & Emma Ann Brown, of 6, Fore Street, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.
1901 44, Albion Street, Ipswich.
Willie was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Alfred William Brown, 43, an Engine Maker – Trimmer – Iron Foundry, born East Begholt, Suffolk.
Emma Ann Brown (nee Goldsbury), 42, born Ipswich.
Daisy Brown, 20, a Cardboard Box Maker, born Ipswich.
Constance May Brown, 18, a Domestic Servant, born Ipswich.
Grace Brown, 15, a Cardboard Box Maker, born Ipswich.
Lily Brown, 13, born Ipswich.
Percy Brown, 11, born Ipswich.
Stanley Brown, 4, born Ipswich.
1911 6, Fore Hamlet, Ipswich.
Willie was 17 years old, a Packer – Paper Bag Factory. He was living with his parents, siblings + niece & nephew.
Alfred, 55, a Labourer.
Grace, 26, a Boxmaker – Box Factory.
Percy, 21, an Engine Driver – Iron Foundry.
Lilley, 24, a Bag Maker – Paper Bag Factory.
Stanley, 14, an Errand Boy – Iron Foundry.
Constance Hoggar, 29, a widow.
William Hoggar, 6, born Ipswich.
Gladys Hoggar, , born Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Emma Ann Brown – mother.
William is also remembered on the war memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion: