John Marchant Brown

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: December 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 43327
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 16th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 05.10.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.17.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Apprentice Pastry Baker, James Keiller & Son, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Robert Brown, 13 Langlands St, Dundee

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More about John Marchant Brown

John Marchant Brown   43227   Highland Light Infantry

Private John Marchant Brown, H.L.I., who was killed in action on 5th October, was the son of Mr Robert Brown, 13 Langlands Street, Dundee.  Deceased was 21 years of age, and enlisted in December, 1915, in the H.B.C., but was afterwards transferred to the H.L.I.  He proceeded to France in June, 1916.  Prior to the war he was an apprentice pastry baker with James Keiller & Son., Ltd., Dundee.  Mr Brown has a son who has been in France four years.

Dundee Courier 23rd October 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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