David Hugh Brown Attestation Paper
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Canadian Infantry 5th Bn.
Service # 12682
Date of Death: April 6, 1918
Grave Reference: Mil. 87.
Cemetery: Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery
Dave was born on April 03, 1899 in Larkhall Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Arrived in Canada as a
British Home Child on April 10, 1911
He joined the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary
Forces in 1914.
He he was only 15 years old.
He went overseas, married and was wounded. He was
shipped back to one of Winnipeg's five military
hospitals where he died.
While in Crandall, Dave was a
well digger working for George Padfield.