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Sergeant William Herbert Brown
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1890
Death: Nov. 1, 1918

William is the son of Colin Edson Brown and Mary Ellen Robinson, both formerly of Ontario, Canada before moving the family to Vancouver, BC

William joined the Service on January 31, 1916. He listed his occupation as a Barber.

According to the CEF Burial Registers, he was a Sargent at the time of his death.

"Killed in Action"

This non-commissioned officer was with the 16th Platoon who were giving cover to another Platoon who were crossing the Canel-de-L'Escaut at Valenciennes on Novemeber 1st, 1918. At about 2pm, he was hit by an Enemy fire and died instantly. 
 
Inscription:
Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)
 
Note: 1015040
 
Burial:
Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery
Valenciennes
Departement du Nord
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot: I. B. 11.
 
Created by: International Wargraves ...
Record added: Feb 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24375094
Sergeant William Herbert Brown
Added by: Margaret Rose
 
 
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