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Brown, Wilfred Stephenson

Captain Wilfred Stephenson Brown, R.A.M.C. (S.R.) died on March 27th, on his way home from Mesopotamia of disease contacted on active service. He was the eldest son of Mr. R. Allen Brown of Bickley, Kent, and was educated at Caius College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. and at St. Thomas's Hospital, taking the diplomas of M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. in 1916. He joined the Special Reserve of the R.A.M.C. as lieutenant in 1917, and was promoted to captain on February 14th, 1918. British Medical Journal 3 May 1919

Biographical

Surname(s)Brown
First name(s)Wilfred Stephenson
Family detailsSon of Robert Allen Brown and Agnes Wilfrida Brown, of "Sunnyside", Bickley, Kent.
Previous educationCharterhouse, Caius College, Cambridge
CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
Dates at college1914-1916
QualificationsB.A. Cantab.; M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. Oct. 1916
Military unitR.A.M.C., 19th Casualty Clearing Station
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsMesopotamia April 1917 to March 1919
Date of death27 March 1919
Age at death26
Rank at deathCaptain
Burial placeSte. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre
Commemoration(s)Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge Roll of Honour; St. Thomas's Roll of Honour
NotesWilfred Stephenson Brown, Captain R.A.M.C., St. Thomas's Hospital, son of Mrs Agnes Brown of Bickley died from disease, contracted in Mesopotamia on the train near Havre on his way home on 27th March 1919. Buried at Havre. University of London O.T.C.
SourcesSt Thomas's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; British Medical Journal; University of London O.T.C. 1914-1918

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