Private Vincent Archer Alphonso Brown

Army Number: 10651

Battalion: 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Son of Charles and Mary Anne Brown, of 6, Victoria Terrace, Southwell, Nottinghamshire. Husband of Mary E. Brown. He was lace hand prior to enlisting on 10th February 1908 at Southwell. He went to France on 8th September 1914 and was killed in action, 13th September 1916, aged 26, during the attack at Arrow Head Copse near Guillemont, France during the Battle of the Somme.

Buried: Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, France. Plot 6. Row H. Grave 7.

Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, France.
Private Vincent Archer Alphonso Brown grave

Private Vincent Archer Alphonso Brown is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Southwell Minster Parishioners War Memorial, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.
Southwell Wesleyan Church War Memorial, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

His brother Corporal John Harry Brown 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.