571 Lance Serjeant Harry Leggett BROWNE (died 5 May 1917)

Died 5 May 1917

Ian Valentine based on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission record

Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Photo from Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Harry Leggett Browne was born 1885, son of Clifford & Sarah Susan Browne of Wyvenhoe.  He served in 17th Bn. Royal Fusiliers and died 5 May 1917, aged 32.  He was buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.  Grave ref. XVII. K.9.  Not named on Wivenhoe War Memorial.

N.B.  The death of Herbert J. Browne was reported in the Essex County Standard on 5 January 1918 under the heading “ROLL OF HONOUR” for Wivenhoe, aged 32, on 6 May 1917.  He is presumably the same man.

He had a brother Sergt. George W. Browne in the Royal Field Artillery.

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