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William Arthur Brewer

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Regiment

Brewer

William Arthur

10398

Pte

1 Wilts

Born

Age

Enlisted at

Address

Chippenham

21

Devizes

81 Wood Lane

Date of Death

Where killed

Cause of Death

13/11/1914

Ypres - Hooge

Missing

Cemetery

Plot

Country

Menin Gate

Panel 53

Belgium

Next of Kin

Next of kin address

Town

George and Sarah Brewer

81 Wood Lane

Chippenham

Notes

D Company

Served 3 years in the Territorial Force. Member of Swindon Town Football Club. Also played for Chippenham Town. He was a prolific goal scorer for Chippenham before signing to Swindon in 1913 where ge played mainly in the Reserve team. Brewer made 2 first team appearances in the Swindon Southern League Championship winning team of 1913 - 14. Swindon allowed him to play some matches for Chippenham after the signing. His debut for Swindon was on 16 Oct 1913 when he scored the equalizer in a 1-1 draw with Fulham Reserves. He scored in his second match for Swindon Reserves, a 4-1 win against Watford Reserves before a crowd of 1500 in the South East Counties League.

Brewer is also commemorated on the Swindon Town FC Memorial.

Memorials Commemorated on:

Chippenham Town War Memorial

Yes

St Paul’s Church

St Andrew’s Church

Yes

Liberal Club

Yes

Hardenhuish Church

Causeway Methodist Church Yes
Pewsham Street Yes
Boys School
Congregation Church Yes

Last updated - 03/11/2010

 

 


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