Monday, 13 July 2015

Brown, James E - Private (29799)

Private James E Brown
1st Battalion,
Border Regiment,
Died from wounds 24th October 1918,
Age 19,
Buried Moorseeie Military Cemetery.

Newspaper Report:

Information has been received of the death from wounds in France of Private James E. Brown, Border Regiment, on October 24th 1918.
In civil life the deceased soldier was employed as a weaver at Spring Vale Mill, and resided at Pleasant Street, Haslingden.  He joined the colours in May, 1916.
His name is on the roll of honour at St. Mary's R.C. Church. He was 19 years of age, and was well known and highly respected.

Private James E. Brown census details - Click over census to enlarge