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Walter Everard Alway Brown

In memory of:

Private Walter Everard Alway Brown

September 4, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

228550

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

75th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 28, 1894

Son of Merritt Alpheus Brown (Barrister) and Amelia Christina McCredie (his wife), of 83, Badgerow Avenue, Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 376 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DURY MILL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 14.

Location:

Dury is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 1 kilometre north of the straight main road from Arras to Cambrai (D939). Approximately 16 kilometres from Arras travelling towards Cambrai on the D939 is the Canadian Forces Memorial at Dury. 300 metres after the Memorial the Cemetery is signposted to the left towards Dury village. 200 metres from the D939 the cemetery is signposted to the left. It is located in open fields, and is approached along an unsurfaced track about 500 metres long.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • 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 947 of 1128
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial– Pte. Walter Everard Alway Brown's name is included on the Osgoode Hall War Memorial in Toronto.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • WWI War Memorial Windows– WWI War Memorial Windows at the Metropolitan United Church, Toronto, Ontario
  • Commemorative Plaque– WWI Memorial Plaque located in the Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East, Toronto, Ontario.  The current building was dedicated in 1872 as the Metropolitan Wesleyan Methodist Church.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of Walter Brown– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto in 1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Their names are carved on the Memorial Screen.  Photo:  K. Parks.
  • Photo of Walter Everard Alway Brown– This was taken on the troop ship to Europe.
  • Grave Marker– This is a photograph of W.E.A. Brown's grave at Dury Mill British Cemetery.
  • Memorial– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower.  The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who fell in the Great War. Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room, several of which pertain to those who studied at University College. Bell XXIII is dedicated: "University College Alumni Association". The UC alumnae association(female grads) also donated a bell. Photo courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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