World War One Memorial Plaque, also known as a Dead Man’s Penny, named to John Brewis.
There are records for 2 John Brewis commemorated with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Please see below.
Name:BREWIS, JOHN Initials:J Nationality:United Kingdom Rank:Private Regiment/Service:Northumberland Fusiliers Unit Text:1st/7th Bn. Date of Death:15/09/1916 Service No:1487 Casualty Type:Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference:Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B. Memorial:THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Medal Index Cards record John entering France 1st November 1915. Killed in Action
Name:BREWIS, JOHN Initials:J Nationality:United Kingdom Rank:Corporal Regiment/Service:Durham Light Infantry Unit Text:1st/8th Bn. Age:32 Date of Death:20/06/1915 Service No:2690 Additional information:Son of William and Margaret Brewis, of Tanfield Lea; husband of Mary Brewis, of 12, Fairford Terrace, Stanley. Casualty Type:Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference:9 ” C. ” 397. Cemetery:STANLEY NEW CEMETERY Medal Index Card shows John entering France 19th April 1915. Recorded as DEAD
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