Corporal John Harry Brown
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 22600

Battalion : 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Thurgaton, Nottinghamshire. Son of Charles and Mary Anne Brown, of 6, Victoria Terrace, Southwell, Nottinghamshire; Husband of Ada Brown, of Maythorne, Southwell. He was Van Man for a Grocers and Bakers at Southwell prior to enlisting. Went to France 2nd May 1915, was discharged medically unfit for service 10th July 1917 and died of wounds 25th April 1919, aged 31.

Buried/Commemorated : Southwell Minster (St. Mary) Churchyard, United Kingdom. Near West entrance.

His brother Private Vincent Archer Alphonso Brown 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

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Corporal Brown is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-

Southwell Minster Parishioners War Memorial, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.



Southwell Wesleyan Church War Memorial, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.