We remember Walter Brown

We remember Walter Brown

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Timeline

Timeline

1873
sibling William Allison Brown Source:9564143 16th September 1873
1875
birth Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:5536401 Source:8707260 6th January 1875
1875
location 3 Bedford Street, Edinburgh United Kingdom parents address Source:8707260 6th January 1875
1878
sibling James Brown Source:9564143 22nd February 1878
1880
sibling Eliza Peacock Brown Source:9564143 13th March 1880
1889
sibling Margaret Tait Brown Source:9564143 15th July 1889
1892
sibling Eliza Brown Source:9564143 4th April 1892
1899
marriage Ann Hughes Source:8707276 30th August 1899
1899
location 10 Hillside Street, Edinburgh United Kingdom parents address Source:8707282 30th August 1899
1900
children Margaret Euphemia Brown Source:8707292 13th October 1900
1901
location 4 St John Street, Edinburgh United Kingdom their own address Source:8707366 February 1901
1903
children Mildred Brown Source:8707292 13th January 1903
1912
children Walter Brown Source:8707292 25th May 1912
1915
dates Age 41 Source:8707308 16th July 1915
1915
location Chancey or Chancer Avenue, Vancouver Canada their own address Source:8707308 27th September 1915
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Pte 129663 72nd Overseas Battalion Source:8707308 27th September 1915 - 18th June 1916
1915
enlistment Vancouver Canada Source:8707308 27th September 1915
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8707308 18th June 1916 - 9th October 1916
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Cpl 129663 16th Canadian Infantry Battalion (Canadian Scottish) Source:8707308 19th June 1916 - 9th October 1916
1916
missing 13 Oct 1916 reported wounded on 8/9 Oct 1916. 25 Nov 1916 reported as 'wound and missing.' 23 May 1917 reported 'missing believed killed.' 7 Nov 1917 officially declared dead. Source:8707308 25th November 1916 - 23rd May 1917
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lance Corporal 129663 Canadian Infantry Source:7533744
service Canadian Expeditionary Force 129663 Source:5536401
employment Upholsterer Source:8707308
1916
death Killed in Action Killed in action during the latter stages of the Battle of the Somme when the 3 Canadian Infantry Brigade attacked the Regina Trench. Walter's body was never found. France Source:7533744 Source:8707308 9th October 1916
burial Vimy Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7533744

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter
Initials W
Last Name Brown
Source 5536401
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
10 Hillside Street, Edinburgh United Kingdom parents address known 30th August 1899
3 Bedford Street, Edinburgh United Kingdom parents address known 6th January 1875
4 St John Street, Edinburgh United Kingdom their own address known February 1901
Chancey or Chancer Avenue, Vancouver Canada their own address known 27th September 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 129663
Canadian Expeditionary Force 129663 Canadian Infantry Lance Corporal
Canadian Expeditionary Force 129663 72nd Overseas Battalion Pte
Canadian Expeditionary Force 129663 16th Canadian Infantry Battalion (Canadian Scottish) Cpl
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Euphemia Brown daughter 13th October 1900
Mildred Brown daughter 13th January 1903
Walter Brown son 25th May 1912
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Euphemia Allison mother
James Brown father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Allison Brown brother 16th September 1873
James Brown brother 22nd February 1878
Eliza Peacock Brown sister 13th March 1880
Margaret Tait Brown sister 15th July 1889
Eliza Brown sister 4th April 1892
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ann Hughes wife 30th August 1899
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-07-16 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-09-27 Roman Catholic

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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Record of Birth Ralph80440
Record of Marriage Ralph80440
Outwards Passenger Lists Ralph80440
Record of Service Ralph80440
1901 Scotland Census Ralph80440
War Diary Ralph80440
Family History Ralph80440

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Walter Brown Ralph80440
Record of Birth. GROS Statutory Births 1875 685/01 Ralph80440
Record of Marriage. Ralph80440
Walter's Father James Brown Ralph80440
Walter's younger brother, James Brown. Ralph80440
Walter with his wife Annie. Ralph80440

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