Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
9237   Private George Brown M.M.
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 21/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 21/11/1916 (Died of Wounds)
George was born in the parish of Derryloran, Cookstown. He was the only son of James and Jane Brown of Crossnarea, Moneymore. George was awarded the Military Medal. As there is no citation for a military medal we may assume it was for gallantry. He is recorded as having died of wounds on 21st November 1916 and has no known grave.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Panel 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 765535
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Moneymore War Memorial Moneymore
2 Desertlyn Church Of Ireland Roll Of Honour WWI Moneymore
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 186
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of George Brown
2 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
3 National Archives UK Military Medal card can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023