Diamond War Memorial Project

Second Lieutenant William Brown

Royal Munster Fusiliers, attached 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Regimental Number ----
Born: ---- Died: 1918-03-01 Aged: -- Enlisted: ------

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Son of Mr S. Brown, merchant, Cootehill, County Cavan.

Second Lieutenant Brown joined the 9th Royal Irish Fusiliers, and subsequently went to the Front with the Ulster Division in 1915, serving for a number of months as interpreter to his battalion. In November, 1916, he was selected for a commission, and was trained with a cadet unit at Cambridge. He was gazetted to the Royal Munster Fusiliers in March, 1917, and on returning to France, in April of that year, he was attached to the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Second Lieutenant Brown prior to enlisting was in the service of the Provincial Bank at Londonderry and the head office, Dublin.