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Daniel Alexander Brown

In memory of:

Private Daniel Alexander Brown

September 27, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

473156

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Neil and Catherine Brown, of Bruce Mines, Ontario.

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:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 5.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Pte Daniel Alexander Brown is remembered on the cenotaph of his home town, Bruce Mines, Ontario. Photograph provided by Padre Phil Miller, Br 25, RCL, Sault Ste. Marie, ON. We Will Remember Them
  • Memorial– The cenotaph of Pte. Brown's home town, Bruce Mines, Ontario. Photograph provided by Padre Phil Miller, Br 25, RCL, Sault Ste. Marie, ON. We Will Remember Them
  • 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 467 of 1128

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