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06 Sep 1918
1740527 - CWGC Website
49599
Private
9th Bn Essex Regiment
Private Frank William Brown, initially served with the service number 116847 in the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire ) regiment before transferring to the 9th Battalion Essex Regiment, he was killed in action on 6th September 1918. He is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial.
In memoriam published 6th September 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “BROWN. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Pte. Frank W. Brown, killed in action September 6th, 1918. Though death divides, fond memories clings. – From loving wife [Annie] and children. “BROWN. – In loving memory of our dear son, Pte. F. W. Brown, killed in action September 6th, 1918, aged 33. Ever in our thoughts. – From sorrowing mother, dad, Albert, Ivy, Ethel.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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