|Death: ||May 18, 1941|
4757045 Corporal Arthur William Brown
10th Battalion of the Yorks & Lancaster Regiment
Son of Mrs. E. E. Brown. His home address in Canterbury was 45 Black Griffin Lane. Prior to enlisting in the army in 1940 he was employed by as a refinery attendant at Carr House Gas Works in Rotherham. Two low flying German bomber aircraft attack Southend scoring direct hits on the Nore Yacht club wrecking it and destroying a billet near the airfield killing 10 soldiers. William Arthur Brown was one of the soldiers killed on 18 May 1941 and was buried in Canterbury Cemetery, Kent on Friday 23 May 1941.
The other casualties, all from 10th York & Lancaster, were:
Jack Batty – 4746979
James John Bonner – 4757171
Thomas Cunningham – 4754690
John John William Hibberd - 4744424
George Keen – 4757089
James Evelyn Parker - 137287
George Smith – 4757131
Richard Henry Squires - 4757138
Fred Norman Taylor - 4757553
Canterbury City Cemetery
City of Canterbury
Plot: Plot X. K. Grave 173.
Maintained by: Stephen Farnell
Originally Created by: International Wargraves ...
Record added: Feb 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24410228
Added: Jun. 25, 2014