1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Frederick Wallace Brown

Contributed by: Barbara Prole, on 2008-11-05

Frederick Wallace Brown
Rank
First Name Frederick Wallace
Surname Brown
Year of Birth 1897
Year of Death 1918
Regiment King's Own Scottish Borderers
Place of Wartime Residence Manchester, Lancashire

Frederick Wallace's Story

During her engagement to my father Mum corresponded with Dad's brother Fred serving overseas with the King's Own Scottish Borderers. Fred sent her a letter on the day before he was killed in action.

He described the awful wet weather - "I have been wet through off and on for over a week. The last two days I have been wet through all the time ". He continued - " We have had plenty of marching again since last writing and then went up the line. It was a miserable wet time".

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