Scottish National War MemorialPte John BROWN, S/11151, of Unknown Unit attached to THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS, was born in Aberuthven Perthshire. He died on 06 September 1916 F&F. He is listed on the roll of THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS. The cause of death is given as Killed in action. Other information given: 2nd Bn.
Soldiers' WillsPRIVATE JOHN BROWN, S/11151, 2ND BN., GORDON HIGHLANDERS killed in action on 06/09/1916 in FRANCE AND FLANDERS
Commonwealth War Graves CommissionPrivate JONES BROWN, served in the 2nd Bn. of the Gordon Highlanders. He died on 06 September 1916 in France and is buried in THIEPVAL MEMORIAL and is commemorated on Pier and Face 15 B and 15 C.
War MemorialPrivate John Brown, 2nd, Gordon Highlanders, is commemorated on the War Memorial at Auchterarder.
Distinguished Conduct MedalNot yet found
De Ruvigny's Roll of HonourNot yet found
British Army Pension RecordsNot yet found
British Army Service RecordsJohn Brown was born abt 1891. He enlisted in 1915 at the age of 24. He joined the Gordon Highlanders. He was allocated regimental number 1115; other regimental numbers included 11456. The following records survive: Short Service Attestation.
Soldiers Died in the Great WarPrivate John Brown, S/11151, 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, was killed in action on 6 Sep 1916 in France and Flanders. He enlisted at Leith.
Auchterarder Roll of HonourPrivate John BROWN lived at Stewart Place, Perth. He enlisted 1st February 1915 in the 1st, 2nd battalion of the Gordon Highlanders. Home service Scots Greys at Edinburgh, Dunbar and York where transferred to Gordon Highlanders. Served France July 1915.Wounded January 1916.Transferred to 2nd Gordon Highlanders June 1916. He died 6th September 1916 at Somme.
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