Private Charles Brown

Service Number 9827


World War 1



2nd Guards Brigade Machine Gun Company
Died of wounds , presumably, but not necessarily, as a result of the Battle of Poelcapelle, which started that day NE of Ypres.
Buried at Medinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium. VII, C, 43

On 5 January 1916 he was convicted of sleeping on sentry and sentenced to death. This was commuted to three years penal servitude, which was then suspended.


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
Isle of Man Harris Promenade Douglas Douglas Isle of Man IM2 4EL Isle of Man Douglas War Memorial World War 1
Charles Brown 9-10-1917 View

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