BROWN, Charles Gilbert

Rank: 
Private
Unit / Base: 
9 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Army Medical Corps
Service: 
Army
Number: 
7358386
Died : 
Thursday, September 28, 1944
Died on active service
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Private Charles Brown died as a result of an accident on board a ship. He has no known grave. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Brown, of Oxford.
At the time of his death No 9 Commando were engaged in operations by the Pelopenese peninsula, Greece. They were transported to various locations on HMS Prince David. 
  • The War Diary for 9 Commando records that on the 28 Sept 1944 at 1000 hrs, 1 OR received battle accident and died on board ship 1440 hrs. Casualty Lists confirm this was Private Brown.

Sources
CWGC.
No.9 Commando War Diary.
Casualty List 1939-45 / National Archives file WO417/84.

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