Arthur Brown

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/22682
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Parker Pl, Queen St, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation: Blacksmith
  • Mother:

    Mother, 43 Erskine St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Robert Brown

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Brown, Parker Pl, Queen St, Broughty Ferry

  • Children:

    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


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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