Thomas William Brown

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Unit at enlistment: 
84th Battalion
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Survived the war: 
Date of death: 
April 27th, 1917
Brookwood Military Cemetery - Surrey, England, United Kingdom - IX.E.3.
Commemorated at: 
St. James Anglican Church (Paris)
Birth country: 
Birth county: 
Birth city: 
Address at enlistment: 
Race Street, Paris, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
Paris, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Religious denominations: 
Church of England
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Age at enlistment: 

Letters and documents

Cause and Place of Death: Died of Wounds. GSW Face. Military Hospital, Bethnal Green

BX April 21, 1917

Two Sons of Paris Man Casualties – Joseph William Brown Severely Wounded and Thomas William Brown Seriously Ill

PARIS, April 21, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Brown received sad news yesterday of two of their sons who are in France. Joseph is reported as being severally wounded, while Thomas William Brown is seriously ill. Both went overseas with the 84th Battalion. Another son is with the 125th Battalion.

BX May 4, 1917

The name of Private Thomas William Brown of Paris is given in today’s list as having died of wounds.

BC December 15, 1917

Private Thomas William Brown is another hero from Paris who has made the supreme sacrifice in the heavy fighting around Vimy Ridge. Word was received by his parents Mr. And Mrs. Thomas Brown, of Race Street that their son had died from wounds in Bethnal Green Hospital England on April 11th. He enlisted in the 2nd Dragoons at Brantford, on July 27th 1915 and was drafted into the 84th Battalion, going overseas in June 1916. A few months later he went with a draft of the 75th Battalion over to France. He had been in several heavy engagements, and during the fighting at Vimy Ridge, was fatally wounded. Private Brown was born in Crook, County of Durham, England and was in his 26th year. He came to Paris upwards of four years ago and worked on the Corporation. He was adherent of St. James Church and a general favorite with all who knew him. Two brothers, Joseph M., with the 27th Battalion, and Norman with the 50th Battalion, are on active service in France all having enlisted from Paris.