Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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Hamilton Key Brown
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 25741
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Inverkeithing
- Address: 11 Glebe St, Dundee
Matilda Brown, 11 Glebe St, Dundee
Colin Brown, 11 Glebe St, Dundee
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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