Hamilton Key Brown

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 25741
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
  • Unit/Ship: Base Depot
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 09.07.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: LXV.F.3.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Inverkeithing
  • Address: 11 Glebe St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Matilda Brown, 11 Glebe St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Colin Brown, 11 Glebe St, Dundee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:
  • Children:

    Dougald, born 30.02.1909

More about Hamilton Key Brown

Hamilton was the brother of Cpl George Robert Brown, 8733, 1st Battalion Leinster Regiment, who died of wounds, 03.06.1918.

Hamilton Brown   25741   Machine Gun Corps

BROWN―Died of pneumonia, on 9th July, in France, Private Hamilton Brown, M.G.C., aged 30 years, son of Mr and Mrs Colin Brown, 11 Glebe Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his father, mother, sisters, and brothers, and his little son Dougal.

Dundee People’s Journal 20th July 1918

BROWN―In loving memory of our dear son, Private Hamilton Brown, who died in France on 9th July 1918―sadly missed. – Inserted by his father, mother, and sister Agnes Brown, 11 Glebe Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 12th July 1919

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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