Brown, Alexander –

Son of James and Eleanor Brown, of 19, Melrose Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. Service number incorrectly recorded as R/2506 on SDGW, R/2566 confirmed with Medal Card.

Personal details

  • Surname: Brown
  • Forename: Alexander
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Pendleton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Pendleton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 23
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 3rd, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Rifleman
  • Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: R/2566
  • Regiment: Not known
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Salford, Lancashire
  • Conflict: Not known


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


  • CWGC Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
  • CWGC reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B.

Local newspaper entries

  • Salford Advertiser/Salford Reporter entries: 30/09/1916

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