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William Eberts Brown

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Eberts Brown

September 28, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


58th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of William and Cornelia C. Brown, of Owen Sound, Ontario; husband of Agnes Master Levan Brown, of 144, Balmoral Avenue, Toronto.

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


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 34.


Sains les Marquion is a village approximately 12 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 2 kilometres south of the Arras to Cambrai road (D939). The QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY lies at the end of an access path to the left of the D15 road heading towards Havrincourt, about 2 kilometres from the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– 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 1005 of 1128
  • Photo of William Eberts Brown– © IWM (HU 120849)
  • Memorial– Owen Sound Collegiate Institute Memorial Tablet. Image courtesy of Owen Sound Collegiate (OSCVI) Digital Soldier Library.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Eberts Brown– From "The War Book of Upper Canada College", edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Memorial Tablet– Lieutenant W. E. Brown is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet.  It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial– Osgoode Hall War Memorial, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England
  • Photo of William Eberts Brown– Lt. W. E. Brown at military barracks
  • Photo of William Eberts Brown– Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto - Lt. W. E. Brown's Graduation
  • Photo of William Eberts Brown– Photo of William Eberts Brown in uniform
  • Photo of William Eberts Brown– Lieutenant William Eberts Brown - CEF, 1916

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