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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Mottistone -
- SS Peter & Paul's Church - Brown Brothers Memorial WW I -

Location

In SS Peter & Paul's Church, Mottistone, Isle of Wight, PO30 4DZ.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40810
 
Historic England Listing Status

The Church of SS Peter & Paul is Listed Grade II. Since the Memorial forms part of the fabric of the Church, it is covered by the Listing.
 
Description

Grey marble plaque with dark blue-grey border. Inscriptions are inlaid brown marble.
Fleur-de-lys arms, RAF wings.
Memorial

Mottistone : Brown brothers memorial WW I
 
Sons of Alexander Francis Garden Brown and Charlotte Mary Brown,
of Strathwell Park, Whitwell, Isle of Wight

Lt A C G Brown, of 48 Sqn RAF, flying a Bristol F2b aircraft with his
Observer, was shot down over northern France on 3rd May 1918.
They were taken prisoner of war at Herleville where Brown
died 3 days later.



from de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour - click on image to enlarge
Inscription


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN EDWARD GUY BROWN
LIEUTENANT ROYAL
WEST KENT REGIMENT
BORN AT SWINDRIGEMUIR
AYRSHIRE 28TH AUGUST 1892
KILLED IN ACTION
NEAR ZILLEBEKE
22ND FEBRUARY 1915
GREATER LOVE HATH
NO MAN THAN THIS

AND OF HIS BROTHER
ALEX'R CLAUD GARDEN BROWN
LIEUTENANT R.N. AND R.A.F.
WHO DIED 6TH MAY 1918 OF
WOUNDS RECEIVED 3RD MAY
1918 IN AERIAL COMBAT
NEAR PERONNE AGAINST ENEMY
AEROPLANES THOUGH MORT-
ALLY WOUNDED HIMSELF
HE EFFECTED A LANDING
THEREBY SAVING THE LIFE
OF HIS OBSERVER
BORN AT SWINDRIGMUIR
19TH AUGUST 1890


Further Information
NameLinks
  
J E G BROWN CWGC record ...
A C G BROWN CWGC record ...

 
Captain J.E.G. Brown is buried at Tuileries British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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