Frederick Brown

Lance Corporal

Royal Engineers 40194 61 Field Coy

Frederick Brown was born Fritchley in about 1883. The family eventually moved to Osmaston, Derby then Stapleford, Nottinghamshire.

He was not on the original Roll of Honour nor remembered on the War Memorial, presumably because the family had moved away.

Medal Roll Index card
He was awarded the Victory, British War and 15-Star medals.
Killed in Action.
France 19.5.15

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Name BROWN
Initials F
Nationality United Kingdom
Rank Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service Royal Enginers
Unit 61st Field Coy
Date of Death 18/10/1917
Age 34
Service No 40194
Additonal information Son of Edward and Julia Brown, of 1, Albert Avenue, Stapleford, Nottingham.
Casualty type Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference Enclosure No.2 III C.6
Cemetery BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY

war graves certificate for fred brown



CENSUS INFORMATION

1891: Osmaston:

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Edward Brown Head 37 Stationary Engine Driver Northumberland
Julia Brown wife 32   Heage
Percy Brown son 1   Ripley
Mary Brown daughter 10   Ripley
Frederick Brown son 6   Fritchley
Barbara Brown daughter 5   Fritchley
Florence Brown daughter 3    

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1901: Derby

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Edward Brown Head 47 Engine driver & manager Alnwick, Northumberland
Julia Brown wife 45   Buckland Hollow
Edward Brown son 22 Foundry labourer Ripley
Fanny Brown daughter 13   Manchester
Fred Brown son 18   Fritchley
Barbara Brown daughter 15 Tailoress Fritchley
Florence Brown daughter 13   Fritchley
Thomas Brown son 9   Osmaston
Mabel Brown daughter 5   Derby
Edward S Brown son 7 months   Osmaston

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1911: 16 Horace Avenue, Stapleford, Notts

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Edward Brown Head 57 Colliery labourer above ground Alnwick, Northumberland
Julia Brown wife 55   Buckland Hollow
Frederick Brown son 27 Engineers driller Fritchley
Barbara Brown daughter 25 Tailoress Bullbridge
Thomas Brown son 19 Colliery labourer above ground Derby
Mabel Brown daughter 15 Tailors machinist Derby
Reggie Brown son 6 School Stapleford

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