Brown, Robert

Name on Memorial: BROWN, ROBERT

Name: Robert Brown

Age: 21

Service No: K 24050 (Po)

Rank: Stoker 1st Class

Regiment/Service: Royal Navy

Awards: n/a

Died: 05/06/1915

Theatre of Death: North Sea

Cause of Death: Missing, Presumed Drowned (HMS Hampshire)

Cemetery/Memorial: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

Grave/Panel Ref: Panel 17

Additional Info:

Birth Date: 18 Jun 1893, Birth Place: Redhall, Stirling, Father: Henry Brown, 64 Castleloan, Bo’ness, Linlithgowshire.

Mother: Elizabeth Brown, Siblings: William S., Margaret, Ellen (1901 Census), Occupation: Coal Miner.

Robert was fair haired, had grey eyes and a fresh complexion. He was 5’6” and had a 38” chest. He had a tattoo on his right forearm with the letters “R.B.” Brother of William Brown who was killed in action in 1918. Both Brown brothers appear on the Bo’ness War Memorial.

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