Brown, F G
FREDERICK GEORGE BROWN
Remembered with honour Ferme Buterne Military Cemetery: Row B, Grave 36.
He enlisted in London; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 31 May 1915, and was killed in action at La Epinette. Unfortunately, Frederick’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Alice Jane WHITE (formerly BROWN, nee WOODS) of Watford, and the late Arthur Thomas BROWN.
His parents married 17 November 1891 at St Jude’s, Kensal Green, London. Arthur died 1897 in the Chelsea, London, district aged 28. Alice remarried 14 February 1903 at All Saints, Croxley Green, Herts, to Jesse WHITE, and died 1938 in the Watford district aged 71; Jesse died 30 May 1965 in Watford aged 92, and was buried 2 June in North Watford Cemetery.
Frederick was born 2 March 1895 in Paddington, London, and attended Beechen Grove Board School, Watford, from 31 August to 13 October 1903. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Croxley Green, with his widowed mother and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a paper maker at Croxley Mills aged 17, he lived in Watford, with his mother, step-father and two siblings.
Unit8th (Service) battalion
Date of death13/06/1915
Age at death18
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)