Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ross E J Brown

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Ross E J Brown

October 24, 1915

# 6 Field Ambulance, France

Military Service


Service Number:

9890

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born:

June 9, 1891
Markham, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 22, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of James Brown of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 7 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 9.

Location:

LOCRE CHURCHYARD is located 11.5 Km south west of Ieper town centre on the Dikkebusseweg (N375). From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J. Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M. Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. On passing through the village of Dikkebus the road continues for 6 Km to the village of Loker. The church and churchyard are located at the side of the road in the village of Locre (Loker) itself.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of ROSS E J BROWN – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping – Source:  The Globe Toronto Tuesday November 23 1915
  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Death Registry – 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 889 of 1128
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England

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