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  • Buried at Serre Road Cemetery No2
Person Details
29 Jul 1894
North Ormsby, Yorkshire
Langton Benson Brown was born in 1894 he was baptised on 9th September 1894 at Horncastle, he was the son of William Henry a clerk in holy orders and Fannie Benson-Brown née Dunham of The Vicarage Woodhall Spa Lincolnshire. William Henry was born in 1866 at Horncastle, Fannie Dunham was born in 1863 also at Horncastle, they were married on 5th April 1893 at Horncastle, they had 3 children, sadly 1 died in infancy their other child to survive was Beavis Benson Brown born 1902. In the 1911 census the family were living at Bucknall rectory, William Henry 45 yrs is a clerk in holy orders he is living with his wife Fannie 48 yrs and their children, Langton Benson 16 yrs a scholar and Beavis Benson 9 yrs. He emigrated to Quebec, Canada arriving on 16th May 1912.
He was educated at Horncastle Grammar School. Between 1911 and 1914 he was a student at Sutton Bonington.
06 Sep 1916
22
608148 - CWGC Website
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Private
16th Bn Canadian Scottish Canadian Forces
Private Langton Benson Brown enlisted on 17th September 1915 at Vancouver, Canada, he was 22 yrs and 1 month old, he served with the 16th battalion Scottish Canadian Forces. He died on 4th September 1916 and is buried at Serre Road No 2 Military Cemetery Grave Reference: 24.O.1
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  • Buried at Serre Road Cemetery No2
    Langton Benson Brown - Buried at Serre Road Cemetery No2
  • Photograph of a tablet at Bucknall Church, Lincolnshire which commemorates Langton Benson Brown and is courtesy of Charles J Anderson and the Imperial war museum
    Langton Benson Brown - Photograph of a tablet at Bucknall Church, Lincolnshire which commemorates Langton Benson Brown and is courtesy of Charles J Anderson and the Imperial war museum