Passchendaele Brant County War Dead

Remembering Passchendaele - The Killed from Brant County

During the Battle of Passchendaele, more than 15,500 Canadians were killed or wounded between October 26 and November 10, 1917. The following list represents the men from Brant County who were killed during this engagement and who are listed on the Brant County War Memorial.

Click on the following names to find out more about these men:

October 14, 1917 – October 18, 1917

Robert Allen Leonard

October 26, 1917 – November 6, 1917

Howard K. Harris and Lawren S. Harris.  Lawren Harris Week, Brantford, Ontario

Lawren and Howard Harris

Lawren Stewart Harris was born on October 23, 1885 at 150 Brant Avenue in Brantford, Ontario.  Harris is best known as a founding member of the famous Canadian art movement known as the Group of Seven.

World War 1 German War Trophy, Brantford, Ontario

The Gun(s) of Jubilee Terrace Park, Brantford, Ontario, Canada

After the First World War, 1914-1918, The City of Brantford received as war trophies one German Heavy Howitzer and one 7.7 cm Field Gun, which were given to this community by the Canadian Government for the part we played during the Great War.

Since June of 1920, both of these guns kept silent vigil in Jubilee Terrace Park, except for a brief period in 1980 when they were removed and sent to the city yards on Earl Street for some much needed restoration work.

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