Names on Sutton Waldron War Memorial

Raymond William Brown

Surname: Brown
Other names: Raymond William
Other people in this story:
William Brown
Love Brown née Foot
Locations in this story:
France & Flanders
Thiepval Memorial, France
Sutton Waldron, Dorset
Iwerne Minster, Dorset
Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Raymond William Brown was born in 1898 at Sutton Waldron, Dorset, and baptised there on 12th June 1898. He was the son of William Brown, an agricultural labourer, and Love Brown (née Foot). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, a scholar and living at Sutton Waldron, Dorset. He enlisted at Sturminster Newton, Dorset, as a Private with the 5th Battalion of 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 section of the War Memorial at Iwerne Minster.

  • Iwerne Minster War Memorial 03
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  • Sutton Waldron War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives