BROOKS, George Henry

Cheshire. 20 April 1918

Albert Brown was born in Bath and was the son of Frederick and Rosa Brown of Adelaide Road, Brierley Hill. He enlisted in the Lincolns and went to the 1st Battalion. They were very active in the 1916 Battle of the Somme at Albert, Bazentin, Morval and Guedecourt and in the April 1917 Battle of Arras. In the later stages of the Third Battle of Ypres in 1917 they attacked in the Battle of Broodseinde on the 4th October and Private Albert Brown was killed in action on this day. He was 29 years of age and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial and on the Brierley Hill and Brierley Hill church Memorials.

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Dudley Clock Tower

Dudley Clock Tower

Town Hall, Priory Street, Dudley

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