BROWNE, John Corbet – Sgt – 2nd Btn – Killed in action 2/6/1915

Sergeant 805  John Corbet Browne. No.1 Company, 2nd Battalion Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action at Elzenwalle on 2nd June 1915, aged 30. Buried Voormezeele Enclosure No.3, Belgium.

Grave of John C. Browne, HAC.

Grave of John C. Browne, HAC.

  • Born in Bishopwearmouth
  • Admitted into the HAC on 1st December 1913
  • Enlisted at Armoury House
  • Residence given as Holborn
  • Went overseas on 18th September 1914
  • Killed in action at Elzenwalle on 2nd June 1915
  • Aged 30
  • Buried Voormezeele Enclosure No.3
  • Grave ref. XIV. J. 18.
  • Personal inscription: Greater Love Hath No Man.
  • Fourth Son of The Late John Laing Browne and Elizabeth Browne, of Sunderland.

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