World War I
Ernest Brown

Ernest Brown was a Lance Corporal in the Royal Fusiliers 26th Battn (City of London regt) 60311.The 26th was formed in London by the Mayor in 1915 and was known as the Bankers Battlio. He was born in Brentwood and lived in Mountnessing.
He was originally in the Essex Regt (1159) and had transferred to the Royal Fusiliers. On the 20th Sept 1917 he was killed in action on the first day of the battle of the Menin Road (near Ypres) and is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
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.
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