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Private John Brown


Harrogate Herald - 21st July 1915

No fewer than four Harrogate lads have fallen in action this week : Lance Corporal Arnold [Ellis] Day; Lance Corporal Kelley [Probably Fred Kelly], 5th West Yorks; Private W A Haley, 5th West Yorks; Private J [John] Brown, 1/5th West Yorks. Their portraits appear on our picture page.


Claro Times - 23rd July 1915

Private John Brown, of the 5th West Yorkshires, who had been killed in action, was the son of a Bramham resident, and had lived for several years with Mr J W Morrell, of the Queen Farm, Harrogate, before the outbreak of war. A brother has been wounded and disabled for life, and discharged from the Army.



Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

Private John Brown (2187)

Born : Ingmanthorpe, Wetherby

Enlisted : Harrogate

Residence : Harrogate

Died : 10th July 1915

Killed in Action

France & Flanders