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Charles Brown

In memory of:

Private Charles Brown

September 20, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

830

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

March 11, 1883

Son of Charles Ambrose Brown and Elizabeth Brown, of Toronto, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 11.

Location:

LA PLUS DOUVE FARM CEMETERY is located 10.5 Km south of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the Rijselseweg N365, which connects Ieper to Wijtschate and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. On reaching the town of Mesen the first right hand turning leads onto the Niewkerkestraat (N314). 2 Km along the Nieuwkerkestraat lies the left hand turning onto Plus Douve. LA PLUS DOUVE FARM CEMETERY lies 600 metres along Plus Douve, on the right hand side of the track. Visitors should note an 80 metre grassed access path which is unsuitable for vehicles.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of CHARLES BROWN– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. Charles Brown is mentioned in this article about his brother.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 1 October 1915.
  • Photo of Charles Brown– Part Of The Remembering The Fallen Collection

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