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William Herbert Brown

In memory of:

Sergeant William Herbert Brown

November 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1015040

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

72nd Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, Supplement to London Gazette dated 24 January 1919.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

October 11, 1890
Winchester, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 31, 1916
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Colin Brown of Vancouver, British Columbia.

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:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 11.

Location:

VALENCIENNES (ST.ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY is situated on the north-east side of the town, about 1.5 kilometres from the centre. It is on the north side of the road to Bruay-sur-L'Escaut.

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 1019 of 1128
  • Gravemarker
  • Valenciennes (St. Roch) Community Cemetery
  • Valenciennes' Entrance

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