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.
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|Isle of Man||Harris Promenade Douglas Douglas Isle of Man IM2 4EL Isle of Man||Douglas War Memorial||World War 1
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