Name :-   Brown, James McCall

Nationality :-   UK

Age :-   24

Rank :-   Sapper

Number :-  125631

Medal :-

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  552 Army Troops Coy., Royal Engineers

Date of death :-   10th June 1941

Cemetery / Memorial :-  Alamein Memorial, Egypt

Area of cemetery / memorial :-   Column 46

Family information :-   Son of Daniel and Annie Stewart Duncan Brown, New Rattray, Perthshire. B. 1917.

Extra information :-  James had been reported missing on the 10th June 1944, and was confirmed dead in September 1944.

1911 census - The Cross, Rattray, Perthshire

Daniel M Brown, head, 29, joiner in building trade, b. Rattray

Annie D Brown, wife, 22, b. St Vigeans, Forfarshire;

Jane Ann Brown, 8 months, b. Rattray. According to the census Daniel and Annie had been married less than a year.

1901 census – The Village, Rattray, Perthshire –

James Brown, head, wid., 66, foreman rim (?) winder jute, b. Alyth

Maggie, daughter, 40, housekeeper, b. Rattray

Thomas, son, 32, saddler, b. Rattray

Bella, daughter, 28, linen weaver, b. Rattray

Jessie, daughter, 25, linen weaver, b. Rattray

Daniel M Brown, 19, apprentice joiner, b. Rattray.

1891 census – Gilruth’s Land, Rattray

James Brown, head, 55, factory foreman, b. Alyth;

Margaret Brown, wife, 52, b. Rattray

Maggie Brown, daughter, 29, flax weaver, b. Rattray

Thomas Brown, son, 21, saddler, b. Rattray

George Brown, son, 19, joiner, b. Rattray;

Bella Brown, daughter, 17, flax weaver, b. Rattray

Jessie Brown, daughter, 15, weaver in mill, b. Rattray

David Brown, son, 13, spinner, b. Rattray

Daniel, son, 9, scholar, b. Rattray

1881 census – High Street, Rattray

James Brown, 44, flax mill foreman, b. Alyth

Margaret Brown, wife, 44, b. Glenisla; Margaret Brown, daughter, 18, flax mill worker, b. Rattray

James Brown, son, 16, flax mill worker, b. Rattray

Thomas Brown, son, 12, mill and school (half time), b. Rattray

George Brown, son, 10, scholar, b. Rattray

Bella Brown, daughter, 7, scholar, b. Rattray

Jessie Brown, daughter, 5, b. Rattray

David Brown, son, 3, b. Rattray.