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William Smith Brown

In memory of:

Private William Smith Brown

August 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

862073

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

February 14, 1891

Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Brown, of 101, Holborn St., Aberdeen, Scotland; husband of Margaret McMahan Brown, of Scarboro Golf and Country Club, Scarboro, 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:

III. A. 8.

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

  • 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 1045 of 1128
  • Newspaper clipping– Orillia Times, 12 Sep 1918
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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