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Place of Birth: Salterforth, Yorkshire
Service No: 27545
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 25th Division
Date of Death: 1918-10-18
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Div. 62. V. K. 6.
CWGC Cemetery: STE MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SALTERFORTH, YORKSHIRE
Willie Brown was the son of Edmund and Margaret Brown, née Crabtree. Edmund was born at Earby and Margaret at Salterforth, Yorkshire.
1901 Salterforth, Yorkshire Census: Park Avenue - Willie Brown, aged 9 years, born Salterforth, son of Edmund and Margaret Brown.
1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 9, Lincoln Road - Willie Brown, aged 19 years, born Salterforth, son of Edmund and Margaret Brown.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Willie Brown, 27545, Yorkshire Regiment.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 25th Division
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