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Harold Staples Brewster

In memory of:

Lieutenant Harold Staples Brewster

December 6, 1916

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Additional Information


Son of Willoughby S. Brewster, of Royal Loan Building, Brantford, Ont., and the late Mary L. Brewster.

Commemorated on Page 58 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRANTFORD (GREENWOOD) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of HAROLD STAPLES BREWSTER– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram December 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Lt. Harold Staples Brewster was born in Brantford, Ontario.  His C.E.F. military attestation was completed on May 8th, 1915.  On this form it was noted that he had trained with  the Canadian Officers' Training Corps (C.O.T.C.) in Toronto.  This article and photo appeared in the Toronto Evening Telegram on December 9th, 1916.
  • 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. Their names are carved on the Memorial Screen.  Photo:  K. Parks.

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