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Brown, Sidney

 
Birth: May 5, 1914 
Death: August 19, 1942 
Force: Army 
Unit: 1st Battalion, Royal Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C. 

Sidney was born in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England to George and Annie (nee Miller) Brown. His father was killed in battle as well, during the First World War in 1918. He was married to Florence Anne Brown, of South Benfleet, Essex, England. He was a truck driver on a farm in Osprey Township when he enlisted on September 11, 1939. He served in Canada, Iceland, and England. He participated in Operation Jubilee, August 18, 1942 on the coast of Dieppe, France. He died during this battle.

Links

Veterans Affairs Canada web site in memory of Private Sidney Brown

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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Borrowed from “History of the Township of Osprey”