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Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.

Lieutenant William Eberts Brown ’03

Died: September 28, 1918

Lieut. W. E. Brown, son of Mrs. Brown, Owen Sound, was at U.C.C. in 1902-1903. He was killed in action on September 28th, 1918; going overseas with the 227th Battalion from Sault Ste. Marie a year ago, he transferred to the 58th Battalion. He was an Owen Sound boy and highly thought of; after leaving U.C.C. he graduated from Osgoode Hall. Previous to going overseas, he was partner in the firm of McPhail and Brown, the Sault. He leaves a wife and one child.

College Times (Summer 1918) pg. 17


More information about Lieutenant William Eberts Brown ’03 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canadian Great War Project

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Royal British Legion – Every Man Remembered

The Law Society of Upper Canada

Find A Grave

The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies