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Brown, Philip William Spence - MM

Rank : Captain

Army Number : 906166

Unit : 2nd Bn

Biography :

Enlisted at Lincoln 28.4.1939 into the 60th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Awarded the M.M. while serving in the BEF in Belgium for actions as a Lance Sergeant detachment commander in 60th Anti-Tank Field Regt RA at Houthem on 27.5.1940 (L.G. 28.8.1940). Subsequently commissioned in the RA and served as a Lt and Captain in the Support Platoon 71 Column of 2nd Leicesters in the Chindits in Burma 1944. He left 2nd Bn in late 1944 and the Army in approx 1946.

Date of Birth : 28.4.1918

Place of Birth : Ruskington, Lincolnshire

Date of Death : 9.4.1999

Place of Death : Grantham Hospital, Lincolnshire

Civil Occupation : Company Director

Period of Service : 1939-46

Conflicts : WW2

Places Served : Belgium, France, North Africa, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) India, Burma, Germany

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