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Miles Wheelron Brown

In memory of:

Lieutenant Miles Wheelron Brown

September 25, 1915

Loos, France

Military Service


Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Leicestershire Regiment

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of James Wheelton Brown and Beatrice K. L. Brown, of Greenfell, Saskatchewan. Graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 566 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

RUE-DU-BACQUEROT No.1 MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 15.

Location:

Laventie is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Armentieres and 11 kilometres north of La Bassee. Leave Laventie on the D174 at the junction with the D169, which is 2 kilometres from the church. Turn right, cross the D173 and continue straight on for another 1.5 kilometres, then turn right into the farmyard. The cemetery is straight in front of you.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper clipping from Daily Telegraph of October 5, 1915. Image taken from web address of http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ww1-archive/11902190/Daily-Telegraph-October-5-1915.html
  • Plaque– Pro Deo Et Patria Erected by the Royal Military College Club of Canada Anno Domini 1923. Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada.

947 Lieut Miles Wheelron Brown (RMC 1912) was the son of James Wheelton Brown and Beatrice K. L. Brown, of Greenfell, Saskatchewan. He was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He served with the Leicestershire Regiment Division: 2nd Bn. He died Sep 25, 1915 in Loos, France. He was buried in Rue-du-Bacquerot No.1 Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
  • Grave marker– 947 Lieut Miles Wheelron Brown (RMC 1912) was the son of James Wheelton Brown and Beatrice K. L. Brown, of Greenfell, Saskatchewan. He was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He served with the Leicestershire Regiment Division: 2nd Bn. He died Sep 25, 1915 in Loos, France. He was buried in Rue-du-Bacquerot No.1 Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Photograph and details by volunteer/s: CWGC ARCHIVE
  • Stained Glass Window– On their 50th anniversary the class of August 1915 at the Royal Military College of Canada have placed this memorial stained glass window to honour their fallen classmates.

947 Lieut Miles Wheelron Brown (RMC 1912) was the son of James Wheelton Brown and Beatrice K. L. Brown, of Greenfell, Saskatchewan. He was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He served with the Leicestershire Regiment Division: 2nd Bn. He died Sep 25, 1915 in Loos, France. He was buried in Rue-du-Bacquerot No.1 Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
  • Memorial Stairs– Royal Military College, Kingston Ontario
  • Memorial Arch– Royal Military College, Kingston Ontario

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