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Louis Foster Brown

Louis Foster Brown

Date of Birth

13 May 1883

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College, 1902-1904

Job(s)

Teacher at Islington N., Station Road School, Highbury

Service number

Unknown

WW1 rank

Private

Royal Fusiliers

Lieutenant

Machine Gun Corps, 38th ā€œCā€ Battalion

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

14 May 1918

Buried/memorial

Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Teport, France (Grave/Memorial reference: V.G.1

Biography

Lieutenant Louis Foster Brown spent two years at Borough Road College before gaining a BA. He became a public school teacher, and is listed as being destined for a school in Highbury. He joined the war effort in September 1914 when he enlisted as a private in the Royal Fusiliers, later being commissioned into the Machine Gun Corps. He was 33 when he was wounded by a fragment of a gas shell on 10 May 1918 whilst getting his men under cover and died of wounds on 14 May 191

Sources

Entry on p.85 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Borough Road College 1901 applications, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), 1905 Annual Report