Lt George Jesse Robert Brown

There are two GJR Brown - George James Rankine Brown Who died of wounds in 1919 or George Jesse Robert Brown the man we want. He is somewhat elusive

1883 Mar 21 Born Walsall, Staffs (from 1939 Register) (in 1885 on RIC. Lt in R Warks)

1891 census in Walsall

1901 census A Private in the Dragoons in York as George J Brown.

1904 married Birmingham to Ada Caroline Ohlson

1906 Jan enlisted in R Warks from service entry

1918 Feb 26 Commissioned 2nd Lt in R Warwick Regt. He had served 11 years & 54 days in the ramks

1919 Aug 27 Promoted Lt GJR Brown

1920 Jan 28. Retires with a gratuity (this is cancelled in a later gazette)

1921 census at Newcastle West, Newcastle West C O Limerick, Ireland, Army, Armed Forces Overseas

1921 Nov 22. Accepted in England . Joined ADRIC with service no 2182. Posted to R Coy

1922 Jan. Appears to have served until demobilisation

1931 On Electoral Roll at Mornington Rd, St Pancras with his wife Ada Caroline

1939 Register Living with wife Ada at Tufnell Park Road , Islington, London, . He is a Lt 1st Warwick Regt retired

1966 Oct/Dec Died Norwich age 83

 

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