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Radford Nottingham
William Thomas Brown was born in 1883. He married Alice Newton in 1902 at Nottingham. They had five children, one of whom died in infancy. Their surviving children, all born at Basford, were George b.1903, Alice Maud b.1905, Fanny b.1907 and Agnes b.1910. In 1911 the family lived at 4 Collison Terrace Scotholme Street Hyson Green and at 115 Northgate Basford (both Nottingham) at the time of William's death.
He was a brewery labourer.
01 Oct 1915
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53846 - CWGC Website
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Private
Northumberland Fusiliers
William Thomas Brown enlisted at Nottingham and served with 12th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. He landed in France on 9th September 1915 and died of wounds at No. 23 Casualty Clearing Station. He is buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery Grave Reference: I D 38
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records his death taking place on 30th September 1915. However, UKSWD, the register of the disposal of his personal effects and a newspaper report all cite 1st October 1915. Research by Peter Gillings
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  • Photograph published in the Nottingham Evening Post 6/12/1915 courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918. -