WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter B. 

George Dunbar Brown

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:141st Siege Bty
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Garrison Artillery
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Lillers Communal Cemetery Extension
Town Memorial:Altrincham
Extra Information:
Born - George Fox Brown during the June quarter 1887 in the Altrincham R.D.
- ref: 8a/181, the 4th son of William & Annie Elizabeth St. Aubin Brown
(nee Dunbar).

1891 Census - Barrington Road, Altrincham.  Listed as George F. Brown.  
Son - aged: 4 - born: Altrincham.   Head of household - William Brown -
Married - aged: 50 - occ: Railway Clerk - born: Manchester.    Also - Annie
E. St. A. - Wife - aged: 41 - born: Bacup, Lancashire.   Plus 4 elder
brothers and 2 boarders.

His father - William, died in 1898, aged: 57.     His middle name now seems
to have changed from Fox to his mother's maiden name of Dunbar - perhaps
the name of Fox was his father's idea ?

1901 Census - 3 Barrington Road, Altrincham.   Listed as George D. Brown. 
Son - aged: 13 - occ: Clerk (Office Boy) - born: Altrincham.   Head of
household - Annie E.S. Brown - Widow - aged: 48 - born: Bacup, Lancashire. 
  Plus 3 elder brothers and a nephew.

1911 Census - Bracken Villa, Barrington Road, Altrincham.   Listed simply
as George Brown.   Son - Unmarried - aged: 23 - occ: Bank Cashire - born:
Altrincham.   Head of household - Annie Brown - Widow - aged: 55 - born:
Glossop, Derbyshire ???    Plus 2 elder brothers, a nephew and a domestic

Employed as the Manager of the Hale Branch of the Union Bank of

Prominent member of the Timperley Hockey, Cricket & Tennis Clubs and Hon.
Treasurer of the Tennis Club.    Deputy Organist of St. Mary's P.C. Bowdon
and regular Organist of the St. Luke's Mission Church.    Connected with
St. George's Dramatic Society.

Enlisted in 1916.   His brother Jack, was with him at the last.

His death was reported in the 17/05/1918 edition of the Altrincham

M.I. - "A life nobly sacrificed.  Greater love hath no man than this".

Commemorated on the Timperley Sports Club Memorial.
Memorials found on:
St. George's (Altrincham)
Altrincham & District Roll of Honour
Timperley Sports Club
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