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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Mark Henry Brown

In memory of:

Wing Commander Mark Henry Brown

November 12, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

37904

Age:

30

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

249 Sqdn.

Citation(s):

Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar

Additional Information


Born:

October 9, 1911
Portage La Praire, Manitoba

Commemorated on Page 604 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. G. 24.

Location:

CATANIA WAR CEMETERY lies on the coastal plain in the Contrada Bicocca about 7 kilometres south-west of Catania. From Catania Airport follow the Tangenziale (main road) towards the A19 (in the direction of Palermo). Before reaching the A19, the CATANIA WAR CEMETERY is signposted. The cemetery is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff, but will be unmanned. The local gardening staff working hours are as follows:
From first Monday in April:
Monday to Thursday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.45
Friday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30
From first Monday in October:
Monday to Thursday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00
Friday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.00

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of MARK HENRY BROWN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Mark Brown– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Mark Brown– Submitted by Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Mark Brown– Submitted by Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  Globe and Mail, January 16, 1942
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Maple Leaf,  3 October 2007, Vol. 10 No. 29

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