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Sapper John Ernest Brown

Incident Report

29th October 1940 – Unknown Location

  • October 29, 1940
  • 29th October 1940 - Unknown Location



Incident. Sapper's O.E. Braysher, J.E. Brown and L. Fitchett died whilst dealing with a Category A bomb as the bomb was was being removed it exploded. The delay action on this fuse detonated after 15 ½hours.

Personal Details

  • 6711953 Sapper
  • John Ernest Brown
  • 9 Bomb Disposal Section
  • Royal Engineers
Son of John Kenneth and Kathleen Emily Brown: Husband of Olive Mary Brown of Allesley. Died on the 29th October 1940. Aged 25. Buried at Whitton Cemetery, Birmingham. Section 56 Collective Grave 10374.


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