John Henry (Harry) Brown

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VC860   John Henry (Harry) Brown

Name   John Henry (Harry) Brown   No.   226353   POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   860   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Froce, 10th Battalion, Quebec Regiment

Later   

Now   

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Ganonoque, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

Place Of Death   No. 7 Field Dressing Station, near Loos, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery & Extension, 2 miles north-west of Lens, Pas de Calais, France

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot II, Row J, Grave 29

Gazetted   17 October 1917

VC Presented   No presentation

Memorials

P  Headstone, Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery & Extension, 2 miles north-west of Lens, Pas de Calais, France

Named on War Memorial, Omemee, Ontario, Canada

Memorial, NW Corner of King Street & Sturgeon Road, Omemee, Ontario, Canada

Named on War Memorial, Confederation Square, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Memorial Plaque, The Libary, Omemee, Ontario, Canada

Named on War Memorial, Ganonoque, Ontario, Canada

Memorial Stone, Town Hall, King Street, Ganonoque, Ontario, Canada

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, British High Commission, Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


By The Way…

He was always known as Harry


VC Held By

Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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BORN   10 May 1898

DIED   17 August 1917   AGE   19

VC Won   16 August 1917   AGE   19

Place VC Won   Hill 70, Loos, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917