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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Black Watch (British Army)
Died: 26/10/1914 (Died of Wounds)
George Brown was born in Magherafelt. Private George Brown was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) when he died on 26th October 1914. Private Brown has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate in Ypres.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Menin Gate
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 37
CWGC Casualty 929438
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023