Brough, John

Male 1885 -


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  • Name Brough, John 
    Born Jul 1885  Framwellgate, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  12 West Terrace, Esh, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1901  Cross Row, Shadforth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Clyde Terrace, Washington, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation: Coal Miner and Hewer 
    Emigration 28 Feb 1913  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Travelled to Australia aboard vessel "Orontes" to try and establish a better life, leaving wife Elizabeth and son James who were to join him later - the outbreak of war stopped them joining him
    Residence 1917  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    from brother's army record 
    Military 14 Feb 1917  North Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Enlisted in 25th Infantry Battalion, Australian Army; Occupation: Miner; Wife recorded as living in Durham, England
    Military 30 Jan 1918  Somme, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • battalion were involved in halting the German Spring offensive,however, John was admitted to hospital in mid-July, suffering from hydrocele. Following an operation, he was classed as medically unfit for further military service
    Residence 8 Nov 1918  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John returned to Australia after being demobbed and returned to work as a miner - his wife and child arrived in Australia in 1919
    _UID 8655468B5EC646168149ED014DD77B45C838 
    Died Queensland, Australia ? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3387  Brough
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2017 

    Father Brough, John,   b. Abt 1853, Sacriston, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Parrish, Sarah,   b. 1860, Brandon Colliery, Brancepeth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Jul 1882  Durham, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lawson, Elizabeth Jane,   b. 16 Jun 1879, Haswell, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Queensland, Australia ? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 30 Mar 1907  Wheatley Hill, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Brough, James,   b. Jul 1908, Shotton, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F754  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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