Lieutenant Bernard Score Browne

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps
Date published: 26/11/1915
Killed in action: No
Information: Lieutenant Bernard Score Browne M.B., R.A.M.C., has been awarded the Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty near Vermelles. On the night of 2nd October, in searching for and carrying back wounded who were lying between our own and the enemy's lines, which were only 200 yards apart. At one time he tended the wounded within 15 yards of the enemy's trenches, though under fire all the time. Lieutenant Browne is a son of Lieutenant-Colonel A. W. Browne, R.A.M.C., of St. Kilda, Clooney, Londonderry, and was educated at Exeter College and Edinburgh University. He went to China as medical missionary in 1909, and in 1911 rendered invaluable services in the suppression of plague, for which he received the thanks of the Chinese Government and the British Minister at Peking, and received the insignia of the 1st class of 3rd division of the Order of the Double Dragon. On the outbreak of the war he returned home to volunteer his services and has since been at the front with the 2nd Batt. Cheshire Regiment.