Jack Brown was the son of William and Beatrice Brown of Hollybank, 14 Norma Road, Waterloo.
 
His father was a master tailor.
 
Reports on his death appeared in the Bootle Times on the 13th September 1918 and in the Liverpool Echo on the 11th September 1918. His photo appeared in the Liverpool Echo report and is reproduced here with the kind permission of the Liverpool Daily Post & Echo.
 
A WATERLOO SOLDIER.
   Mr. and Mrs. Brown, of Hollybank, Norma-road, Waterloo, have received news that their eldest son, Jack, had been killed in France. He went out in April, and was about to take a commission. He was educated at Merchant Taylors' School, and was afterwards with his father, a partner in the firm of Albert Henderson, 3, Brunswick-street. His company officer says of him:- "He was an excellent soldier in bearing and behaviour, and I, together with all his comrades, miss him greatly."

Liverpool Echo 11th September 1918