Harold Cellars Brown

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: May 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 50142
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 20th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 26.11.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Dochy Farm New British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VII.A.20.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: Union Bank Cottage, Tofthill, Lochee
  • Occupation: Accountant, Royal Bank, Monifieth
  • Mother:

    Jessie Brown, Union Bank Cottage, Tofthill, Lochee

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More about Harold Cellars Brown

Harold C. Brown   50142   Royal Fusiliers

LOCHEE BANK CLERK KILLED.

Private Harold C. Brown, Royal Fusiliers, was killed in action on 26th November last.  Deceased was the youngest son of Mrs R. H. Brown, Unionbank, Tofthill, Lochee, and joined up in May, 1916, leaving for France in November of the same year.

Prior to enlisting he was accountant in the Royal Bank at Monifieth.  He served his apprenticeship with Mr D. Henderson in the Royal Bank of Scotland, Lochee.  In his final examination at the Bankers’ Institute he passed ninth for Scotland, being in the honours list.  He was twenty-three years of age.

Dundee Courier 10th December 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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