Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Zave Brown

In memory of:

Private Zave Brown

March 9, 1945

Netherlands

Military Service


Service Number:

B/162744

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

September 11, 1925
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 29, 1944
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Abraham and Leah Brown, of North Bay, Ontario.

Brother of Sydney Brown who died on April 15, 1943 while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 499 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XVI. G. 3.

Location:

Groesbeek is located 10 km south east of the town of Nijmegen and close to the German frontier. The Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery is 3 km north of the village and 1500 metres east of the main road to Nijmegen. On leaving the A73 motorway at the junction Overasselt Mook Groesbeek follow directions to Mook. Follow direction signs towards Mook War cemetery. After passing Mook War cemetery continue to the village of Groesbeek to a set of traffic lights. Turn left at the lights onto Dorpstraat passing through Groesbeek. The road name then changes to Molenweg. A Commonwealth War Graves Commission direction sign indicates the right hand turning from Molenweg onto the Zeven Heuvelenweg. The Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery is located on the right hand side, about 1 km after entering this road. On the Memorial in the Canadian War Cemetery at Groesbeek are inscribed the following words:
Pro amicis mortui amicis vivimus, We live in the hearts of friends for whom we died.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Family Photo– Sydney (left), Zave and Rose Brown Fluxgold 1933 Lake 
Nipissing, North Bay Ont.
  • Brothers– Zave Brown seated on bike with brother Sydney.
  • Photo of Zave Brown– 18 years old.
  • Photo of Zave Brown– Zave Brown at the Toronto home of his sister Rose Fluxgold on February 11, 1942.
  • Photo of Zave Brown– Zave Brown in North Bay Collegiate football jacket.
Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Zave Brown– Undated photo of Zave Brown
  • Photo of Zave Brown– Date unknown
  • Group Photo– Zave Brown and friends. (date unknown).
  • Photo of Zave Brown– Date unknown
  • Photo of Zave Brown– At Toronto home of his sister Rose Fluxgold
  • Obituary– Zave Brown is honoured on page 7 of the memorial book,
CANADIAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II, Part II: Casualties,
compiled by David Rome for the Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1948.  
This extract is provided courtesy of the Canadian Jewish Congress which holds the copyright for this volume.  For additional information about these archival records, please contact:
The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives 
1590 Ave. Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que. H3G 1C5 (Canada)
telephone: 514-931-7531 ex. 2 
facsimile:  514-931-0548 
website:     www.cjc.ca
  • Cemetery– 'In Memory of Uncle Zave Brown'. Photo submitted on behalf of Howard Fluxgold and Julie Amourgis, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Grave marker– 'In Memory of Uncle Zave Brown'. Photo submitted on behalf of Howard Fluxgold and Julie Amourgis, by Operation Picture Me.

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