The Browns of Bromley

Images and article about the Browns, a military family from Bromely, Kent

This edition of Service Families which was published in the Bromley & District Times during World War Two featured the Browns of Bromley – Three brothers; Charles Thomas, Leonard Frederick and Stanley George.

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Three sons of Mr C.H. Brown, 23 Bromley Crescent, Bromley, who served himself in the last war, are now serving with H.M. Forces.

The eldest, Charles Thomas is a first class Aircraftman in the R.A.F. Aged 24, he attended Beckenham Junior Art School, and on leaving became a colour engraving apprentice at Grout and Co. engravers, Bromley. Before joining up he was employed at Lascelles and Co. Ltd., Essex Street, Strand.

Next comes Leonard Frederick Brown, aged 22 who is a first class fitter in the Royal Army Service Corps (R,A,S.C.) He was educated at Bromley Central School, and was later employed by the South Suburban Gas Co. He is a holder of a R.S.A. certificate.

The youngest of the trio , Stanley George, is 20 years of age. He is serving on the clerical staff f the R.A.S.C. Before donning khaki he was employed at the Hayes branch of C.A. Smallbone Ltd.

Bromley & Kentish Times, March 1941

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