Memorial: M5259

Headstone at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Fife commemorating Alexander Wallace Brown RNR d. 1920

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Location

St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

Transcript

'ERECTED / BY / ANNIE WALLACE BROWN / IN MEMORY OF HER FATHER / ALEXANDER WALLACE BROWN, / FISHERMAN-SCIENTIST, AND OF THE NAVY / AND NAVAL RESERVE, / BORN 27TH MARCH 1844, DIED 16TH JUNE 1920; / CUSTODIAN AND INVALUABLE AID ON LAND / AND SEA AT THE GATTY MARINE LABORATORY / OF THE UNIVERSITY FOR 36 YEARS. / AND HER MOTHER / ANNIE BROWN, / BORN 15TH JULY 1844, DIED 25TH OCTOBER 1928. / JAMES / HIS SON DROWNED IN THE HARBOUR OF / St ANDREWS 10TH MARCH 1880, AGED 12 YEARS. / HIS YOUNGER SON/ ALEXANDER / BORN FEBRUARY 1873, DIED JUNE 1929. / IN READING P.A; U.S.A. / AND / ANNIE WALLACE BROWN / DIED 19TH FEBRUARY 1960, AGED 84 YEARS. / ONLY REMEMBERED BY WHAT YOU HAVE DONE'

Details

Description: Headstone with triangular top, in unpolished light grey granite, sitting on a granite base. Lead lettering. Good sound condition.
Type: Gravestone
Materials: Granite

People

Brown, Aexander Wallace
Age: 76
Date of Death: 16/6/1920
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman; Scientist
Organisation: Royal Naval Reserve, Royal Navy

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