Brown, Charles –

Son of John and Alice Brown, of 35, Pleasant Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted June 1915. Formerly 21757, 20th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of gunshot wounds and gas received in action at No.6 General Hospital, Rouen. Brother Jack served in France.

Personal details

  • Surname: Brown
  • Forename: Charles
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 23
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: November 6th, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 251st Area Employment Company.
  • Service number: 404145
  • Regiment: Labour Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 25/06/1915 22/11/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g 6c/g*

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