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James Brothwood, Age 25

Lance Corporal, 18273, 6th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

James was the son of James and Martha Brothwood of 4 Waggoner's Fold, Old Park.

James also had an elder brother Harry who according to the 1901 census was 14 and working as a miner. James was a native of Dawley Bank ( Number 19 Dawley Bank, in 1911) but was living in Malinslee at the time of his enlistment.

Brothwood J 18273 Head Stone

He was killed in action on September 18th 1915, and is buried in the Ypres Reservoir Cemetery grave reference XL. A. 5


victory-medal britishwar-medal 1914-15 Star
Victory Medal British War Medal 1914-15 Star Medal