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John Preston Brown

In memory of:

Private John Preston Brown

August 23, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

113109

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

February 12, 1894
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 20, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William and Katherine Brown, of 16, Kimberley St., Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 59 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. A. 43.

Location:

LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY is on the southern outskirts of St Omer and is about 45 kilometres south-east of Calais. When approaching the cemetery from St. Omer centre follow in the direction of Abbeville on the D 928. As you leave the town towards Longuenesse drive up the hill for about 600 metres and the cemetery is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • 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 753 of 1128
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping

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