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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Frank Brown -

Unknown person Name :

Frank Brown.

Son of Frank Brown and Selina Brown (née Tomes), of Shanklin, Isle of Wight.

Born 1895, Shanklin, Isle of Wight.
Census Information

1901 : Frank and Selina Brown, with their family, are shown at 2 Cliff Cottages, Clarendon Road, Shanklin. His occupation is given as Groom (Domestic).

1911 : The family are at the same address. Frank Brown, aged 15; occupation is given as Apprentice Cabinet Maker.

Service details :

Gunner 155840 Frank Brown, 56th Bty. 34th Bde. Royal Field Artillery

Casualty details :

Date of Death : 26 September 1917 aged 22.

Buried at : Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium.

CWGC record ...

Commemorated on these Memorials :

Shanklin War Memorial
Shanklin St Blasius' Church
Shanklin St Saviour's Church
Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial

Newspaper cuttings :

Isle of Wight County Press 13 October 1917 :

BROWN - Sept 26, killed in action in France, Gr. F. Brown, R.F.A. son of Mr and Mrs F Brown, Whitecliff, Queens-road, Shanklin, aged 22.
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