No. 2616234, Sergeant, Bernard Lawrence BROWN
Aged 22
medals not known
6th Battalion, Grenadier Guards
Killed in Action on Wednesday 17th March 1943

Born in Q1-1921 [Newmarket 3b:825], the son of Charles William and Constance Gladys BROWN (née LEE).

In the 1939 register, at 56 Newton Terrace, Newmarket, on his own, was his widower father Charles [15-4-1858] a journeyman tailor and Air Raid Precautions warden. Where and when his mother died is not known.

Bernard married in Windsor in Q1-1942 to Barbara Yvonne Mary YOUNG,of Windsor.

Bernard was killed in the battle at the Horseshoe on the Mareth Line in Tunisia.

Mareth Cross in the desert and at the Guards Chapel now

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Bernard is buried in Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia- Ref: II.BB.17

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