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Fraser Bryans

In memory of:

Flight Sub Lieutenant Fraser Bryans

July 17, 1917

Military Service


Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Naval Air Service

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 575 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Plot 12. Sec. 6. Lot 5.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honor Roll– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Grave Marker
  • Inscription
  • Commemorative Plaque– 1914-18 Memorial Plaque, The University Schools, University of Toronto, 371 
Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario.  Erected by the U.T.S. Hockey Club, 
1919-20.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Press Clipping
  • Photo of Fraser Bryans– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Roll of Honour– Dufferin School, Toronto, Ontario.  A memorial plaque listing 48 former students who died during the first World War was dedicated at Dufferin School on January 20th, 1928.  The memorial was unveiled by Thomas J. Bragg, President Dufferin School Old Boys, and dedicated by Rev. E. A. Henry, D.D., Chaplain Dufferin School Old Boys. The original 1876 school building faced Berkeley Street. It was torn down in 1925 and replaced with a structure on Parliament Street, and renamed as Lord Dufferin School. In honoured memory of the boys of Dufferin School.
  • 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. Among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen beside the Tower is that of Fraser Bryans. After the Second World War, the names of 557 more men and women were carved in the Memorial Arch underneath the Tower. Photo:  K. Parks.
  • Memorial– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto. Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Inscription– 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. Bell XXI is dedicated: " 'Extol, ye bell, the virtue of our valorous men.' Alumni Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering". Photo courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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