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Edwin Emslie Brown

In memory of:

Private Edwin Emslie Brown

September 28, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

701195

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 19, 1886
Morris, Manitoba

Enlistment:

February 22, 1916
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Brother of Charles Brown of North Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 59 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:

XIX. B. 6.

Location:

Serre is a village 11 kilometres north-north-east of Albert. Using the D919 from Arras to Amiens you will drive through the villages of Bucquoy, Puisieux then Serre Les Puisieux (approximately 20 kilometres south of Arras). On leaving Serre Les Puisieux, 1.3 kilometres further along the D919, SERRE ROAD CEMETERY NO 2 can be found on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of Edwin Emslie Brown
  • Group Photo– 101st Bn, A Company, 3rd Platoon
  • Memorial– His name as it is inscribed on the Vimy Memorial (2010). Over 11,000 fallen Canadians having no known place of burial in France, are honoured on this Memorial. He was discovered and exhumed at a later date and now rests in a marked grave.May they never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)

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