Major THOMAS HENRY 'Tommy' BROWN (photo added)

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Rank Major
Forenames THOMAS HENRY 'Tommy'
Surname BROWN (photo added)
Initials T H
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Sunday, 16 July 1944
Age 30
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From COVENTRY, WARWICKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 189513
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment North Staffordshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 6 Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment (59th Staffordshire Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration FONTENAY-LE-PESNEL WAR CEMETERY, TESSEL
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location V. B. 1.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF THOMAS BROMWICH BROWN AND MURIEL EMILY BROWN, OF COVENTRY; HUSBAND OF BETTY BROWN, OF COVENTRY.

Additional Information

 

 

Major THOMAS HENRY 'Tommy' BROWN was killed by a sniper as he assisted a fellow soldier who had been injured.1

 

 

 

Fonetenay-le-Pesnil 1940s/50s.

 

References
1. Additional information and photographs, unless otherwise credited have kindly been provided by Charlotte Myers, granddaughter of Major THOMAS HENRY 'Tommy' BROWN.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Charlotte Myers, granddaughter of Major THOMAS HENRY 'Tommy' BROWN.
Individual photograph: Charlotte Myers, granddaughter of Major THOMAS HENRY 'Tommy' BROWN.
Additional photographs provided by: Charlotte Myers, granddaughter of Major THOMAS HENRY 'Tommy' BROWN and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Charlotte Myers, granddaughter of Major THOMAS HENRY 'Tommy' BROWN.

 

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