Brown Frederick Pte 4455623

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Personnel Entry

Pte F Brown's CWGC headstone.
Pte F Brown's CWGC headstone.

Name Brown Frederick
Army number 4455623
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born County Durham 1911/12.
Age 28
Unit Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date - but likely early May 1939. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served BEF. Posted as Missing, presumed KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40. (Enlistment Book has an entry showing PoW 12/7/40, but this has been deleted - presumably clerical error).
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of Robert and Ellen Brown, husband of Elizabeth Jane Brown, Spennymoor. Buried Plot 8. Row G. Grave 2. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 10DLI

A report that Pte Brown had been reported "Missing" appeared in the Auckland Chronicle of 11th July 1940.