Other names: Raymond William
Locations in this story: ShaftesburyFrance & FlandersThiepval Memorial, FranceSutton Waldron, DorsetIwerne Minster, Dorset
Story: Raymond William Brown was born in 1898 in the registration district of Shaftesbury. He was the son of William Brown, an agricultural labourer, and Love Brown. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, a scholar and living at Sutton Waldron, Dorset. He enlisted as a Private in the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 14922). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 26th September 1916 and his name appears on the Thiepval Memorial in France (Pier and Face 7 B). He is remembered on the Sutton Waldron War Memorial at Iwerne Minster.