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William Wesley Brown

In memory of:

Private William Wesley Brown

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

246425

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 27, 1898

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:

DRUMMOND CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 14.

Location:

Raillencourt is a village on the main Arras-Cambrai road, D939. From the CWGC cemetery on this road, Raillencourt-St-Olle, follow the D939 for 1.6 kilometres to a left turn at its junction with the Rue du Tordoir, where the first CWGC sign is situated. Follow this road for approximately 900 metres, surface changing at 600 metres from tar to rough stone track, at the end of which lies the DRUMMOND CEMETERY.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Family head Stone. St Paul's United Cemetery Richmond ON.
  • Photo of William Wesley Brown– Pte William Wesley Brown who attested with the 207th Can Inf Bn. He served in the field with the PPCLI and the CMGC.
  • 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 1051 of 1128
  • Memorabilia– Photo, BWM, VM, and Death Plaque to Pte William Wesley Brown,  who originally served in the field with the PPCLI before being transferred to the 3rd Bn, CMGC. Medals are correctly impressed and read 246425 Pte W.W. Brown P.P.C.L.I.

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