NameJohn Thomas BROWN , 2C3R
Birth1876, Luton, Bedfordshire
Death3 Aug 1917
FatherJohn Thomas BROWN (1839-)
MotherAnn (~1837-)
Spouses
Birthabt 1881, Luton, Bedfordshire
FatherUnknown OSBORNE (-<1881)
MotherEliza Emma (~1851-)
Marriage5 Aug 1905, Luton, Bedfordshire
Notes for John Thomas BROWN
In the July to September 1876 birth index John Thomas Brown, Luton, Bedfordshire, volume 3b, page 455.

In the 1881 census 55 Boyle Street, Luton, Bedfordshire.
Head John Brown, age 41, straw hat block maker, born not known.
Wife Ann Brown, age 67 [obviously an error], straw had sewer, born Berkhampsted, Hertfordshire.
Son James Brown, unmarried, age 21, straw hat blocker, born Luton.
Daughter Hellen [as spelled] Brown, unmarried, age 16, straw hat sewer, born Luton.
Son Frank Brown, age 15, errand boy, born Luton.
Daughter Agnes Brown, age 12, scholar, born Luton.
Son Joseph Brown, age 10, scholar, born Luton.
Daughter Kate Brown, age 8, scholar, born Luton.
Son John Brown, age 4, born Luton.

In the 1891 census 30 Princess Street, Luton, Bedfordshire.
Head John Brown, age 53, straw hat block maker, employed, born St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
Wife Ann Brown, age 54, straw hat finisher, employed, born Berkhampsted, Hertfordshire.
Daughter Louisa Brown, single, age 27, straw hat machinist, employed, born Luton, Bedfordshire.
Daughter Agnes Brown, single, age 22, straw hat finisher, employed, born Luton.
Son John Brown, age 14, errand boy, born Luton.

In the 1901 census 57 Dunfries Street, Luton, Bedfordshire.
Head John Brown, age 64, block maker, worker, born St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
Wife Ann Brown, age 66, born Berkhampsted, Hertfordshire.
Son John Brown, single, age 23, assistant blocker, worker, born Luton.

In the July to September 1906 marriage index John Thomas Brown and Nellie Osborne are on the same page, Luton, Bedfordshire, volume 3b, page 855.

In the 1911 census 28 Stanley Street, Luton, Bedfordshire.
Head John Thomas Brown, age 34, straw hat machine blocker, worker, born Luton.
Wife Nellie Brown, age 30, married 5 years, no children born alive, straw hat finisher, worker at home, born Luton.
Mother-in-law, Eliza Emma Osborne, widow, age 58, charwoman, worker, born Woburn, Bedfordshire.
The home had 4 rooms.

British Army WWI Service Record
Attested December 12, 1915, Bedford
East Kent Regiment
Private John Thomas Brown
Address 28 Stanley Street, Luton
Age 39 years 3 months
Occupation Straw Trade
no previous military service
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Next of kin Wife Nellie Brown at 28 Stanley Street
Marriage August 5 1905 Parish Church Luton to Nellie Osborne, Spinster
Home June 20 1916 to November 21 1916
British Expeditionary Force November 22 1916 to (left blank)
Wounded Gun Shot Wound back and arm December 6 1916 (Accidentally) Fiera?
To Hospital Boulogne December 12, 1916
Sent back to England December 28, 1916
Posted 3rd Battalion Dover March 2, 1917
Embarked May 8, 1917 The Buffs, Joined the battalion May 31, 1917
Death Presumed August 3 1917 in the field
Total Service 1 year 235 days
British War Medal and Victory Medal
Awarded pension as of April 8, 1918 of 13/9 a week
Father of the Soldier deceased
Mother deceased
Widow Nellie Brown
Brother James Brown, age 58, 98 Langley Street, Luton
Sister Kate Badsworth [Bosworth?], age 44, 155 Wellington Street, Luton
Nephew Francis Charles Brown, age 22, 56 Stanley Street, Luton
Niece Edith May Brown, age 19 56 Stanley Street

from www.findagrave.com
Private John Thomas Brown
7th Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) August 3, 1917, age 41, son of the late John and Ann Brown, husband of Nellie Brown age 28
Memorial Ypres (Menin Gate)
Notes for Nellie (Spouse 1)
In the 1891 census 28 Stanley Street, Luton, Bedfordshire.
Head Eliza E. Osborne, widow, age 40, straw hat finisher, employed, born Woburn, Bedfordshire.
Daughter Nellie Osborne, single, age 10, scholar, born Luton.
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