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  • 2642 Lance Corporal William Brownlow was a special reserve soldier and had been with the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters since 15 March 1915. He was killed in action on 9 May 1915 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.
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Nottingham
He was the son of Mary Brownlow and the brother of George and Margaret Brownlow. In 1911 they lived at 19 Brook Street Nottingham. He was the husband of Emily (née Carter) Brownlow who married Harry Boyington in 1916 and lived at Beeston Rylands Nottinghamshire.
In 1911 he was a fish and fruit hawker.
09 May 1915
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2642
St George Parish, Nottingham.
Lance Corporal
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Lance Corporal William Brownlow, served with the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment, was killed in action on 9th May 1915. He is commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial.
In memoriam published 9th May 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “BROWNLOW. – In loving memory of Lance-Corpl. William, killed in action May 9th, 1915. Never a morning dawns, never a night returns, but what I think of you. – From loving wife, Emily.” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • 2642 Lance Corporal William Brownlow was a special reserve soldier and had been with the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters since 15 March 1915. He was killed in action on 9 May 1915 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.
    William Brownlow on Ploegsteert Memorial - 2642 Lance Corporal William Brownlow was a special reserve soldier and had been with the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters since 15 March 1915. He was killed in action on 9 May 1915 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.