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Ewart Brown

In memory of:

Corporal Ewart Brown

September 2, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)


46th Bn.

Additional Information


April 19, 1896

Commemorated on Page 375 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 28.


Dury is a village about 17 kilometres east-south-east of Arras. Travelling from Arras Centre, take the N39 Arras-Cambrai road for approximately 16.5 kilometres, where you turn left along D956. On this road take the first right fork of the Y Junction at 900 metres. Take the first right at 650 metres. The DURY CRUCIFIX CEMETERY lies on the left side of this road 100 metres from the junction.

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 531 of 1128
  • Photo of Ewart Brown– Ewart, taken overseas
  • Photo of Ewart Brown– Ewart, taken overseas
  • Photo of Ewart Brown
  • Burial Report
  • Post Card– Postcard from Lens where his note on the back says he was wounded in August (year unknown)
  • Letter– Letter to his sister in Saskatchewan
  • Souvenir– His note on the back says "Souvenir of Vimy Ridge"
  • Document– The story of the death of Cpl Ewart Brown is told on pages 165-166 of "The Suicide Battalion" written by James L McWilliam and R. James Steel
  • Artifacts– These are Ewart's glasses, compass and British Enfield field oiler.

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