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Offline Keziah2

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Great War
« on: Tuesday 28 August 18 11:49 BST (UK) »
I am doing some research on our village Roll of Honour in advance of the 11 Nov & am looking to find some info on some of those commemorated. There may be several of these requests in the next few days/weeks but any help you can provide will be greatly appreciated. Looking for info/clarification on service records primarily.

The first is one George Thirkettle Brown - b 1891 in Yaxley, Suffolk the son of John & Eliza BROWN.   D: 1918?

Thanks in advance
K

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Re: Great War
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 28 August 18 12:01 BST (UK) »
CWGC record for 592495 George Thurkettle Brown died 26 March 1918 https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/742458/brown,-george-thurkettle/

There is  a Probate calendar entry for him (George Thirkettle Brown) which records that he died on or since 21 March 1918, was a corporal in 18 Battalion, the London Regiment, and left a widow Mary Elizabeth Annie Brown. 28 The Green, Romford Road, Stratford.
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Re: Great War
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 28 August 18 12:41 BST (UK) »
Family in 1901  RG13; Piece: 1764; Folio: 30; Page: 12

Broad Street

John Brown                   51    Farmer     Pulham Mkt, Norfolk
Eliza Ann Brown                   49                   Bedingfield, Suffolk
Hannah Elizabeth Brown   21                   Palgrave, Suffolk
William Chenery Brown   17                   Palgrave, Suffolk
George Therkettle Brown   10                   Yaxley, Suffolk


Here's  his birth

BROWN, GEORGE  THIRKETTLE     mmn ANDREWS     
GRO Reference: 1891  M Quarter
 HARTISMERE 
Volume 04A  Page 808   
 
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Re: Great War
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 28 August 18 13:07 BST (UK) »
Thank you both very much for your help.  The record in our church records him as being in the rifle brigade so I think we can safely say the CWGC record is the one I am looking for.

K