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Roger Brown

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Roger Brown

Person  Male  Born 14/4/1955  Died 5/10/1999

Categories: Tragedy

A software engineer, killed in the Ladbroke Grove rail disaster, aged 44.

Andrew Behan has kindly carried out further research: Roger Stanley Brown was born on 14 April 1955, in Whitley Bay, Northumberland, the younger son of Arthur Price Brown and Betty St George Brown née Broughton. He was a software engineer who had been living with his partner, Joanne Flanders, at Friars Mead, Manchester Road, London, E14 when he died, aged 44 years, on 5 October 1999. He was aboard the 8.06am Thames Trains Turbo train from Paddington to Bedwyn, Wiltshire, travelling to work at IMP, a telecommunication products company in Slough, Berkshire, where he had been employed for five years when it collided with the 6.03am First Great Western High Speed Train at Ladbroke Grove. He was cremated in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea on 18 October 1999. The subsequent inquest was told he was identified by his partner.

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