1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Robert Brown

Contributed by: Susan Bawden, on 2008-11-08

Private Robert Brown
Rank
First Name Robert
Surname Brown
Year of Birth 1885
Year of Death 1914
Regiment Coldstream Guards
Place of Wartime Residence Walker, Northumberland

Robert's Story

Robert was killed in action on 21 Oct 1914 at Zonnybieke, Ypres, Belgium.

I never knew him but my Grandfather and Nanna Brown and all his ancestors, remember him with deep respect. He was the first policeman from Walker, Northumberland, to be killed in action. He is remembered with Honour on the YPRES (Menin Gate) Memorial. RIP.

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