This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/22682
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 21.12.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: IX.A.11.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: Parker Pl, Queen St, Broughty Ferry
- Occupation: Blacksmith
Mother, 43 Erskine St, Dundee
Mary Brown, Parker Pl, Queen St, Broughty Ferry
Mary, born 19.09.1914 & Robert, born 27.12.1916
More about Arthur Brown
This man also has an entry on the original Dundee Roll of Honour and the Peoples Journal Dundee War Memorial Supplement issued May 16, 19125 under the name, BROWNE Arthur. This man is also listed as residing at 21 Hill St, Dundee.
Arthur Brown S/22682 Seaforth Highlanders
BROWN― Killed in action, on 21st December, 1917, Private Arthur Brown Seaforth Highlanders, youngest son of the late Robert Brown, tanner, and Mrs Brown, 43 Erskine Street, Dundee.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 10th January 1918
DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED.
Information has been received that Private Arthur Brown Seaforth Highlanders, who resided at 21 Hill Street, Dundee, was killed in France on 21st December. Prior to enlistment he was employed as a blacksmith in Strathmartine Road Dundee. Private Brown enlisted in May last year, and went to the front in September. He was married to a daughter of Police-Constable James Suttie, Broughty Ferry, and has left two of a family.
Broughty Ferry Guide 11th January 1918
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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