George Percy Stephenson Brown

George Percy Stephenson Brown

Date of Birth

21 December 1886

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College – Intermediate Arts London, 1906-1908

Job(s)

Westminster Road, Kirkdale, Liverpool

Service number

49445

WW1 rank

Private

King’s Liverpool Regiment

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

26 September 1917

Buried/memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

Biography

Private George P. S. Brown attended Borough Road College for two years, competing for the college rowing team, being examined in music and teaching and graduating with an Intermediate Science. He joined the Kings Liverpool Regiment on 2 May 1916 and went to France in November 1916. He had been recommended for commission but was shot and killed by enemy aircraft on 26 September 1917. He left a wife and two sons aged 6 and 7.

Sources

Entry on p.86 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Borough Road College 1905 applications, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), 1909 Annual Report, The O.B.’s War Hum and Roll of Service (1918, 4th Edition)

Page last updated: Friday 24 October 2014