Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Samuel Brown

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant John Samuel Brown

May 18, 1917

Arras, France

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Garrison Artillery

Division:

61st Siege Battery

Additional Information


Born:

November 16, 1890
Port Hope, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 24, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of William Holmes and Fannie Louisa Banks Brown, of "Kincora" St. Foye, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 575 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. C. 2.

Location:

Tilloy-les-Mofflaines is a village 3 kilometres south-east of Arras, on the south side of the main road to Cambrai. TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY is south-east of the village on the north-east side of the road to Wancourt, the D37.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Samuel Brown– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Samuel Brown– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Honor Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy
Wilf Schofield, England
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source: McGill Daily October 1, 1917

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