BROWN, GORDON WESLEY EDWARD

Birthdate
Birthplace
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Age
28
Parents
Son of Wesley Morgan and Ethel Brown of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Religion
Presbyterian
Occupation
Truck driver
Service number
H/16733
Engagement
1940-01-13
Disembarked
1944-09-01, France
Date of death
1944-09-18
Died
Killed in action, Belgium
Force
Rank
Awards
Algonquin Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Plot 7 | Row E | Grave 3

"ON EARTH HE NOBLY DID HIS BEST GRANT HIM, JESUS HEAVENLY REST"

Military grave
Additional info

The Algonquin war diary reports on September 18, 1944: At noon "B" Coy up to attack Assenede (Belgium). After some hard fighting established their HQ in town. During the engagement they had 4 casualties, Sgt Brown and Pte Tinndal were killed and Lt Caron and Pte Brannen were wounded.