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He was the son of John, a timber and builder's merchant, and Jessie Stuart Brash of Park Road Plumtree Nottinghamshire in 1911 and later Filey Yorkshire. He was the brother of Robert, Stuartt Nairn and Sydney Morrison Brash.
25 Aug 1918
311676 - CWGC Website
Second Lieutenant
8th attd 1/5th Bn East Lancashire Regiment
Second Lieutenant John Brash, 8th, attached 1/5th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment, was killed in action on 25th August 1918. He is buried in Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps.
“SEC.-LIEUT. JOHN BRASH, who has been killed in action was the eldest son of Mr. John Brash, of Holme Lodge, Julian-road, West Bridgford. He went into training under Captain Trotman about three years ago, and subsequently joined the Household Battalion. Soon afterwards he was granted a commission in the East Lancashire Regiment, with which he was serving when he fell. At the time of his death he was within a few days of his 21st birthday.” Notice published 30th August 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post (Roll of Honour):- BRASH. – Killed in action on August 25th, 1918, Second-Lieut. John Brash, East Lancashire Regt., eldest son of Mr and Mrs. John Brash, Holme Lodge, Julian-road, West Bridgford, aged 21. He gave his best, his did what he could.” Above info is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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