Today we remember …
|11th November 1918
Robert Browne, DSO, F Social 1895, Major, 1st Bn, Manchester Regt. Died of pneumonia contracted on active service in Mesopotamia (modern Iraq)
At school he was a Prefect and played for the Cricket and Soccer teams. He became a soldier, serving in the South African War. He was married to Gladys Hopwood.
He was returning to England on leave when he died of pneumonia contracted in Mesopotamia. He is buried in France.