Pte. Hugh Edward BROWNLEE

Pte. Hugh Edward BROWNLEE

Male 1882 - 1916  (34 years)

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  • Name Hugh Edward BROWNLEE 
    Prefix Pte. 
    Born 28 Feb 1882  Clarendon Twp., Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census-Household Member 1891  Clarendon Twp., Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Attestation Papers 22 Sep 1914  Valcartier, , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    8th Battion, CEF 
    WWI service 8th Canadian INfantry 
    Occupation NWMP, 7 yrs; farmer 
    Died 12 Nov 1916  Souchez, Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Villers-au-Bois, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Address:
    Villers Station Military Cemetery
    Villers-au-Bois
    France 
    Person ID I48401776  Whitewater Region Early Families
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2022 

    Father Joseph BROWNLEE,   b. 17 May 1834, Clarendon Twp., Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1913, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Jennet Jessie SINCLAIR,   b. Abt 1842, , , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1898, , Pontiac Co., Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married Bef 1867 
    Family ID F15968591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Brownlee, Pte. Hugh
    Brownlee, Pte. Hugh
    Photograph from the collection of Ross Museum
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario
    Photographed by Fay Bennett
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario (on the back)
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario (on the back)
    Photographed by Fay Bennett
    Beachburg War Memorial, Beachburg, Ontario
    Beachburg War Memorial, Beachburg, Ontario
    Photographed by Fay Bennett

    Documents
    Brownlee, Pte. Hugh Edward killed in action
    Brownlee, Pte. Hugh Edward killed in action
    Newspaper clipping from the collection at Ross Museum
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission Certificate
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission Certificate
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/59424/HUGH%20ED%20BROWNLEE/

    Histories
    Brownlee, Pte. Hugh Edward military profile
    Brownlee, Pte. Hugh Edward military profile
    Compiled by Fay Bennett from the sources listed

  • Notes 
    • Private, 8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment). Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Brownlee, of Bromley Line, Ontario. Age: 34.

    Census-Household Member:
    • Role: Household Member

  • Sources 
    1. [S590153] Mil-Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War, Canada., (Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Pages/home.aspx.).

    2. [S589807] Mil-Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, ((www.cwgc.org)), ). (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S590144] Mil-Canadian Virtual War Memorial, Veterans Affairs Canada, ((www.veterans.gc.ca/eng)), ). (Reliability: 3).