Brabyn Frederick James Ch (4th Class) 89536

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Name Brabyn Frederick James
Army number 89536
Rank Chaplain (4th Class)
Decorations M.i.D. 29/11/1945. Territorial Decoration 1950.
Date of birth 1/9/1897 in Medway, Kent.
Age 0
Unit Served as Gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery during World War One and saw service in France. Commissioned in the Royal Army Chaplains Department (Church of England). TARO 15.6.1939. Embodied 24/8/1939. Posted 70th Infantry Brigade, attached 10th Bn DLI 1/9/1939. Served Iceland. Left Battalion and Brigade by March 1942. TARO. Commissioned for five years in Royal Army Chaplains Department 1946.
Company/Battery Bn HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Chaplain (C.E.).
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions Chaplain Class III - temporary. Chaplain 4th Class 18/11/1946.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 17/9/1984 - Death Notice in The Times.
Home address Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. Married 2/10/1920 at St Nicholas, Strood, Kent to Sarah Blanche Carlow (1898 - 1979).
Source table 70BG

Mention in Despatches awarded for services in Italy.

An image of his family headstone is set out below with grateful acknowledgement to the Find-A-Grave Website.

Rev'd Captain Brabyn's family headstone