Private Vincent Archer Alphonso Brown
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 10651

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Son of Charles and Mary Anne Brown, of 6, Victoria Terrace, Southwell, Nottinghamshire. He was Lace Hand prior to enlisting 10th February 1908 at Southwell. He went to France 8th September 1914 and was killed in action, 13th September 1916, aged 26, during the attack at Arrow Head Copse near Guillemont, France during the Battle of the Somme.

Buried/Commemorated : Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, France. Plot 6. Row H. Grave 7.

His brother Corporal John Harry Brown 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, France.
Private Vincent Archer Alphonso Brown grave

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

Southwell Minster Parishioners War Memorial, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.



Southwell Wesleyan Church War Memorial, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.