Bernard Arthur Brown

Rank:ARP Messenger
Incident Date:16/04/1941
Incident Address.Littleton Road
Died Address:Littleton Road
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Not Known
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Attended St. Boniface School, Lower Broughton

Killed just across the road from the Co-op, near
to the Cromwell Cinema.  Part of the Racecourse
wall was also demolished.

Bernard was killed along with his fellow ARP
Mesenger - James Sydney Lomax, when an H.E. bomb
landed close to Littleton Road.   On Monday, 21st
April 1941, a Requiem Mass was conducted and
children from his old school attended.    Six lads
from James' Post carried the bier which was draped
with a Union Flag.   The hearse and mourners
halted for two minutes outside the First Aid Post
that he was attached to.    The graves of both
lads are almost alongside each other in the same

See MEN 16/03/1999.

Another Messenger lad - Arthur Henry was reported
in the paper as killed here, but I can find no
trace of him anywhere.

CWGC - A.R.P. Messenger. Son of Elizabeth E.
Brown, of 20 Wordsworth Street, Pendleton, and of
the late Arthur Henry Brown. Died at Littleton

Salford (City of Salford)
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