Edward Walter William Brown, Loyal North Lancs

1899 Sep 13. Born St Mary's Lodge, 1 Hornsey Park Road, Hornsey, Middlesex. He was the son of Edward William Brown and Ada Mary Ann Stevens.

As a boy, he is said lived with the Romanies in the New Forest during school holidays.

1911 census at 2 Stanhope Road, Deal

1916 Nov. 10 Left Dover Grammar School to join the Artists Rifles, Edward W. W. Brown

1917 Aug 29. The undermentioned, from attd., are transfd. to Reg. Bns. as temp. Officers:, with dates of seniority as stated: —N. Lan. R.— 2nd Lt . E. W. W. Brown.

1917 Dec 22. Evacuated back to UK , wounded

1918 Jul 29 GSW to both hands

1919 Mar 1. N Lancs Regt. 2nd Lts to be Lt. - E. W. W. Brown

1919 Jul 4. N. Lan. R. - Temp. Lt. E. W. W. Brown relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt.

1920 Oct 13. Joined ADRIC with service no 703. Posted to G Coy

1921 Apr 2. Posted to P Coy

1921 Jun 1 to 18 Jun on Leave

1921 Sep 16 to 13 Oct on Leave

1921 Jul 28 Discharged Stevens Hospital

1922 Jan 25. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1925 Applies for job with Crown Agents

1935 Feb 17 Arrives UK from Accra. He is a surveyor, travels alone, 1st class. Gives address in UK of 43 Newton Rd, Bayswater

1944 Apr 3. Died in Ghana

had a child called Avril


WO 339/103381