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William Alexander Brown

In memory of:

Private William Alexander Brown

July 22, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

675579

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

21st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 3, 1895

Son of Alexander and Mary Brown, of Plattsville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 376 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. F. 14.

Location:

Ligny-St.Flochel is a village about 6.5 kilometres east of St.Pol on the main road to Arras. The distance from Ligny-St. Flochel to Arras is approximately 24 kilometres. The Ligny-St.Flochel British Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the east side of the road to the village of Averdoingt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– Found this news clipping in the Woodstock-Ingersoll Daily Sentinel-Review. Date of publication is August 8, 1918. It refers to Sergeant W.A. Brown, reg. no. 675579.

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com
  • Circumstances of Death– 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 993 of 1128

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