Geoffrey Fitzbrown

Second Lieutenant Geoffrey Fitzbrown in 1911 Geoffrey age 18 is a student in Engineering and born in Ditton Lancs and living with his Father George and 2 sisters Elsy Margaret age 22 and Mary Isabel age 20 and 2 servants at Shirley Hunts Cross.

Geoffrey like his brother educated at Rhos-on-Sea, and Aldenham School, Hertfordshire. Geoffrey then matriculated at London University. Then took an engineering course at Liverpool University from there  to Royal School of mines. Geoffrey then obtained a appointment to the s staff  of  the Broughton Copper Company  Manchester

He enlisted the Public Schools Brigade in September 1914 and drafted to France November 1915.  Returned home to receive a commission in the Durham Light Infantry  in July 1916. He fell within a month of returning to active service

Second Lieutenant Geoffrey Fitzbrown  on the 23td October 1916 ,Geoffrey and his platoon went over the parapet to help in the digging of a link trench He was mortally wounded  opposite Le Transley  France  and died on the  next day on the 24th of October 1916

His Brother Eric fell also.

Geoffrey also remembered on the following memorials, St Hilda’s C of E Church Hunts Cross, Woolton Golf Club and Liverpool University.

Geoffrey served in the Durham Light Infantry and died on the 24th of October 1916.

Geoffrey is Remembered with Honour and is buried Grove Town Cemetery Meaulte Somme area France.