Regiment : 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment
Service number : 8334
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds on 19th September 1914
Buried : Villers-en-Prayeres Communal Cemetery, France, Grave B. 1.
Birthplace : St Aldgate's, Gloucester, enlisted Gloucester
Memorial : Aston Fields War Memorial
Verdala Barracks, Malta
Browning Frederick, Private, age 24, 2nd Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, born St Aldgate, Gloucester
F. Browning, Private, Gloucestershire Regiment was employed by the Midland Railway as a Porter in the Traffic-Coaching Section at Bromsgrove Station. These details are recorded in the company’s memorial book.
Source: In Remembrance of the Brave Men of the Midland Railway who Gave their Lives in the Great War 1914-1919. Published by the company to coincide with the unveiling of the Midland Railway War Memorial at Derby on Thursday 15th December 1921 at 11.45am
National Union of Railwaymen
General Register of Members
Age on admission: 27
Date of admission: 11.2.14
Grade: Gds Porter
Branch admitting: Bromsgrove
K in A 19/9/14
Berrow’s Worcester Journal, 7th November 1914:
Bromsgrove Soldiers Killed in Action
News has also been received that Pte F. Browning, 1st Gloucesters, who, before the war was employed as a porter at Bromsgrove Station, has died from wounds received while on service with the British Expeditionary Force in France.