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William Ormiston Brown

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Ormiston Brown

August 8, 1916

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of A. S. and M. L. Brown. Born Brantford, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 60 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. H. 21.

Location:

RENINGHELST NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located 9.5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, in the village of Reningelst, on a road leading from the N308 Poperingseweg. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then directly over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the main crossroads in the village of Vlamertinge take the left hand turning onto the Bellestraat. After crossing the N38 Ieper Poperinge road, the village of Reningelst lies 6 Km beyond Vlamertinge. On reaching the village, turn right onto the Zevekotestraatand continue to the Reningelstplein where the churchyard is clearly visible. The Baljuwstraat leads from the Reningelstplein and the cemetery is 500 metres along this road on the left hand side. Visitors to this site should note a short grassed access path to this site which is unsuitable for vehicles.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • War Memorial– War Memorial dedicated to the members of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church who lost their lives in the first and second World Wars.  Located on the grounds of the church at 70 James Street South in Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Inscription– Detail of the first World War names on the front of the War Memorial.
  • Roll of Honour– The Honour Rolls for church members who died as a result of their military 
service during World War One and Two are contained within a carved wooden stand.  St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Broad to Broyak. Mircoform Sequence 14; Volume Number 31829_B016723; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 158 Page 1041 of 1128

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