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52729   2nd Lieutenant Laurence Crawford Brown
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 08/01/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 05/10/1894
Died: 16/08/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Lawrence Crawford Brown, was the eldest son of Mr. Robert and Mary Crawford Brown Donaghmore, and grandson of Sir Wm. Crawford, Lawrence was born about 1895. He was educated at the Royal School Dungannon and the Technical College, Belfast. Laurence came home and volunteered and the R.A.M.C. attached to the Ulster Division. A great deal of information is available because his mother published her memoirs.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, 
Grave Ref: Panel 70-72
CWGC Casualty 843335
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Castlecaulfield Presbyterian Church - WWI Roll of Honour Castlecaulfield
2 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Royal School Dungannon Book 16
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Laurence C Brown Lists Laurence C as age 6 living at house 13 in Cranmore Park, Windsor Ward, Antrim
2 1911 Census lists Brown family Lists Laurence Crawford, a student, age 16, living at house 7 in Aghareany, Donaghmore, Tyrone
3 Amazon booksellers "Mary Crawford Brown: A Memoir". Book written by Laurence Brown's mother
4 Crawford Papers Information on Laurence's mother's family, including Sir William Crawford
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 Online edition (Free) "Mary Crawford Brown: A Memoir". Book written by Laurence Brown's mother
7 Presbyterian ROH Castlecaulfield Lawrence Brown, killed in action
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