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George Percy Stephenson Brown

George Percy Stephenson Brown

Date of Birth

21 December 1886


Borough Road College


Westminster Road, Kirkdale, Liverpool

Service number


WW1 rank


King’s Liverpool Regiment

Theatre of war


Date of death

26 September 1917


Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium


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.


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)