Bernard Score Browne was the second son of Colonel Abraham Walker Browne. Bernard was born about 1884. His father was the principal medical officer of the North Irish Coast Defences. Bernard was educated at Portora Royal School, Enniskillen. He then moved on to Edinburgh University, where he qualified M.B., Ch.B. in 1908. Shortly afterwards he took up medical missionary work in China. Bernard Browne returned home as soon as he could and took a temporary commission as lieutenant in the Royal Army Medical Corps on 2nd April 1915.Bernard then became the medical officer of the 2nd Battalion of the Cheshire Regiment in France. Bernard Browne was promoted to captain after a year's service. Bernard was awarded the Military Cross. He was mentioned in dispatches by Lord French. Captain Browne was subsequently stationed at Salonika in Greece where he was killed in action 15th April 1918. He was 32 years old.
The Doiran Memorial stands near Doiran Military Cemetery, which is situated in the north of Greece close to the Yugoslav frontier and near the south-east shore of Lake Doiran. It is approximately 2 kilometres behind the village of Doiran and is reached via a farm track after turning left in the village by a large taverna. The Memorial stands on what was called Colonial Hill, and can be seen from a distance and is a landmark.