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Frederick Brown was the son of John a baker and Elizabeth Baker of 26 Windmill Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham. His father John was born in 1865 in Ilkeston, his mother Elizabeth was born in 1868 also in Sneinton, they were married in C1888 and went on to have 4 children all of whom were born in Sneinton they were , John b1891, Frederick b1894, Winifred Mary b1899 and Wilfred Henry b1908. In the 1911 census we find that his parents are living at separate addresses in Sneinton , his father is living at 26 Windmill Lane is 46 yrs of age and a baker, he is living with his sons John 20 yrs a law clerk and Frederick 17 yrs a printers assistant also at the address is a Mary Jane Hall 31 yrs a housekeeper, meanwhile his mother Elizabeth is living at 13 Castle Street, Sneinton, she is shown as 43 yrs a hosiery worker , she is living with two of her children Winifred Mary 12 yrs and Wilfred Henry 3 yrs. Frederick emigrated to Australia
10 Sep 1915
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Australian Infantry (AIF)
Private Frederick Brown, enlisted on 1st April 1915, in Sydney, Australia he gave his occupation as that of labourer and his next of kin as his father John of 26 Windmill lane, Sneinton, Nottingham. He served with the 20th Battalion Australian Infantry, A.I.F., he died of wounds on 10th September 1915 aboard H.M.H.S. Gascon. He is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli
In memoriam published 18th October 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “BROWN. – Died of wounds, September 10th, 1915, on hospital ship, Private Frederick Brown, age 22, of the Australian Contingent, beloved son of John Brown, of 26, Windmill-lane, Sneinton. Oh for the touch of a vanished hand, and the sound of a voice that is still. – From his sorrowing father, brother and sister [illegible], Winnie.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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