Lieutenant Edward Brown

Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles
Date published: 31/08/1917
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 07/08/1917
Age at death: 25
Cemetery: The Huts Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Plot: II. B. 13.
Information: Lieutenant Edward Brown, Royal Irish Rifles, killed in action on 7th inst., was a son of Mr. Robert Brown, Pond Park, Lisburn, Before the war he was employed by Messrs. William Heney and Co., Brunswick Street, Belfast. He received his commission on 16th November, 1914. He was a member of the South Antrim Regiment U.V.F., and was a signalling instructor at the Old Town Hall, Belfast. Before being transferred to the battalion with which he lost his life, Lieutenant Brown served with the South Antrim Battalion and with a reserve battalion in County Down.