Great War Commemorations in

St Mary The Virgin Churchyard,  Horton, Northumberland

Location:   Horton, Blyth, Northumberland Grid Reference:   NZ 275797
Visited: "Cheltonians" commemorated in this Cemetery:   1
CWGC Information Sheet on this Cemetery can be viewed here.

Commemorations in the Cemetery

Copyright and source:   Mr Ian Johnston

through the Graves Photographic Resource website

2Lt Alan Francis Donald Brown, 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, was killed in action on 8th September 1916 near High Wood, Somme.   His body was never recovered from the battlefield and he is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial To The Missing

His brother, Lieutenant Kenneth Wallace BROWN, 6th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, was accidentally drowned near the West Pier, Blyth, on 24th August 1917.   He is buried in the Churchyard at Plot C.1.1.

The brothers are commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and the St Stephen's Church Roll of Honour.

Their mother, Mrs Emma Brown, resided at 2 Libertus Villas, Libertus Road, Cheltenham

 

 

Page last updated: 13th April 2014

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