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Person Details

BROWN, Alfred

Memorials

Name: Eton - WW1 (2) High Street, Eton
NIWM Ref: 7955
RBWM Ref: WM238
Name: Eton Wick and Boveney Eton Wick Road, Eton Wick
NIWM Ref: 7948
RBWM Ref: WM176

Person Details

Place of birth: Walton, Aylesbury, Bucks
A.K.A:   BROWNE
Gender: Male
Date of death: 31/07/1917
Place of death: Boezinge, Belgium
Manner of death: Killed in action
Age at death: 34
CWGC Ref: 100778
TWGPP Ref: 2705790
Address: Curlew Cottages Eton Wick
Address: Violet Villas Alma Road Boveney New Town

Military details

Joined: Enlisted-Aylesbury
Military Organisation: Army
Military Unit/Group: 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards
Rank: Private
Service Number: 11811

Relatives

Wife Esther Ada WICKS

Additional information

Prior to the war Alfred had been a regular soldier.
Alfred was baptised on 30th April 1897 in Aylesbury. He was married but after his death his wife Esther Ada Brown remarried and became Mrs. Wicks.
Alfred died during the start of the British offensive the Third Battle of Ypres,or Passchendale, which lasted until November. He is remembered at Artillery Wood Cemetery.

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