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THE NATIONAL ROLL OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
SECTION XIII

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BROWN, G. (D.C.M., M.M.), Sergt., 8th East Surrey Regiment. He volunteered in September 1914, and in July of the following year landed in France, where he served with distinction. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for conspicuous gallantry in bringing in wounded under heavy shell-fire on the Somme on July 1st, 1916, and in August of the following year won the Military Medal for a similar act of bravery. He also took an active part in many other notable battles and during his service Was gassed. He was demobilised in February 1919, and holds in addition to the Military Medal and Distinguished Conduct Medals, the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
56, Cornbury Road, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

BROWN, H. (M.S.M.), Corporal, R.H.A. A Reservist, he was mobilised on the outbreak of war, and was shortly afterwards drafted to the Western Front. He took part in the Retreat from Mons, the Battles of the Marne and Aisne, Neuve Chapelle, Ypres and Loos, and in many other engagements, and also served in the Retreat and Advance of 1918, during which time he was gassed. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for devotion to duty, and in addition holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and in February 1919 was demobilised.
15, Egmont Street, New Cross, S.E.14.

BROWN, H. (D.C.M.), Gunner, R.F.A. He enlisted in 1901, and when war broke out proceeded with his Battery to France, and took part in the Retreat from Mons, and in the Battles of La Bassee, and Ypres. Later transferred to Mesopotamia he served in the fighting at Kut and Baghdad and was wounded. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for conspicuous bravery on the Field, and in addition holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. In 1921 he was still serving, and was engaged on important duties in the ammunition stores at Woolwich.
27, Bush Road, Deptford, S.E.16.

BROWN, H., Rifleman, K.R.R.C. Joining in August 1916, he crossed early in the following year to France, and was in action at Arras and Ypres amongst other engagements. At Cambrai in November 1917 he was taken prisoner, and was made to work behind the German lines until the Armistice. Repatriated in December 1918, he was demobilised in March 1919, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.
2, Queen Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.

BROWN, H. E., Sapper, R.E. He volunteered in July 1915, and landing in France three months later took part in the operations in various sectors of the Front. He was in action in numerous engagements, including those at Armentieres and Bethune, and returning home after the cessation of hostilities was demobilised in February 1919. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
39, Oareboro Road, Deptford, S.E.8.

BROWN, H. E., Private, 20th London Regiment. He volunteered in April 1915, and after a period of training served at various stations on important duties. He was not successful in obtaining his transfer overseas before hostilities ended, but rendered very valuable services until demobilised in December 1918.
28, Circus Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.

BROWN, H. J. (M.S.M.), Cpl., Rifle Brigade, and R.G.A. He enlisted in 1903, and when war was declared was drafted with his Regiment to France. He fought in the Retreat from Mons and in the Battles of the Marne and Aisne, and at Armentieres, where he was wounded in October 1914. Later he was gassed at Ypres, but on recovery returned to the trenches, and took part in many engagements until the end of the war. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for good work and devotion to duty, and also holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
48, Marlton Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.

BROWN, H. R., Rifleman, K.R.R.C. He joined in September 1918, and after his training was drafted to Germany with the Army of Occupation in January 1919. Whilst overseas he served at various stations on the Rhine, and was engaged on important guard duties. He rendered valuable services until March 1920, when he was demobilised on returning to England.
72, Thurston Road, Lewisham, S.E.13.

BROWN, H. R., Corporal, R.A.F. He joined in September 1916, and after his trailing was completed was drafted to France in February of the following year. Whilst overseas he was engaged on important transport duties as a driver, and did valuable work at Dunkirk. He proceeded later to Egypt and served in the Suez Canal zone and at Ismailia. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals, and was discharged after his return to England in December 1920.
36, Felton Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.

BROWN, H. T., Private, 4th Royal Fusiliers. He joined in July 1918, and two months later was drafted to Mesopotamia, where he was engaged on important garrison duties. He rendered very valuable services, and in 1921 was still serving in the East, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
8, Penarth Street, Peckham, S.E.15.

BROWN, H. W., Special War Worker. Throughout the war he rendered valuable services in connection with the transport of foods and ammunition, and carried out his duties in a most commendable manner.
38, Glenforth Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.

BROWN, J., Private, M.G.C. He joined the Rifle Brigade in February 1917, and was afterwards transferred to the M.G.C. After a period of training he was sent to France, where he participated in the Battles of Cambrai and the Somme, and in 1918 was invalided home on account of wounds. He spent some time in hospitals at Stratford and other places, and after the Armistice served in Germany with the Army of Occupation. Demobilised in February 1920, he holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
54, Ulverscroft Road, East Dulwich, S.E.22.

BROWN, J., Private, Hampshire Regiment. He volunteered in September 1914, and drafted to the Dardanelles in July of the following year took part in the Landing at Suvla Bay. He was invalided home in November 1915, with enteric fever, and in August 1916 was drafted to France. Here he fought at Ypres, where he was gassed in July 1917, and was wounded in November of the same year at Nieuport. On recovery he was sent to Italy, but owing to his wounds was again invalided to hospital in England, in January 1918, and was discharged as medically unfit for further service in August of that year. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
15, Foxwell Street, Brockley, S.E.4.

BROWN, J., Private, R.A.S.C. (M.T.) Volunteering in April 1915, he was drafted to January of the following year to the Western Front. He served at Arras, the Somme, Ypres and Cambrai, and in various other sectors, and rendered much valuable service in conveying supplies to the forward areas. In November 1918 he was gassed near Arras and was invalided home, and in the following February was discharged as medically unfit. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
6, Trinity Road, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

BROWN, J., Private, M.G.C. He volunteered in February 1915, and in the same year was drafted to France. He was in action in many important engagements, including the Battle of the Somme, and was wounded. He was invalided home and after receiving hospital treatment was discharged as medically unfit in September 1918. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
62, Cherry Gardens Street, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

BROWN, J. A., Corporal, R.F.A. He volunteered in April 1915, and in the following November was drafted to France. During his service on the Western Front he was in action on the Somme, and at Arras, Messines, Ypres, Passchendaele, Cambrai, Armentieres and Amiens and in many later operations. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in June 1919.
22, Kempslade, Street, Deptford, S.E.8.

BROWN, J. F. L., Private, R.A.M.C. He volunteered in June 1915, and after a period of training did much valuable work at the 1st Base Hospital at Denmark Hill for over two years. In June 1917 he proceeded to France and served in the Ypres sector during heavy fighting. He was unhappily killed whilst acting as a stretcher-bearer in the front lines in July 1917, after only about a month's service overseas, and was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friend."
11, Ormiston Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.

BROWN, J. M., Sergt., R.F.A. He volunteered in May 1915, and later in the same year was drafted to the Western Front. Whilst overseas he fought in the engagements on the Somme and at Ypres and was wounded and gassed. After the Armistice he proceeded to Germany with the Army of Occupation and was stationed at Cologne on important duties until August 1919, when he returned home and was demobilised. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the the General Service and Victory Medals.
28, Circus Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.

BROWN, J. W. T., Driver, R.F.A. He volunteered in January 1915, and after his training proceeded to France in the following year. Whilst overseas he was in action in many important engagements, including those of the Somme, Ypres and Cambrai and various later operations. He returned home and was demobilised in February 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
2, Silver Street, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

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