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Brewer, W R

Ligny St Flochel British Cemetery

Ligny-St.Flochel British Cemetery,Averdoingt, near St Pol

Walter Reginald Brewer


Cemetery photograph courtesy of Mike & Rosemarie Thomas


Walter Reginald Brewer

Gunner Walter Reginald Brewer
13th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery


Born at Jersey. Son of James and Louise Brewer.
Husband of Martha Eleanor Brewer of Vernon, British Columbia

Died of Wounds, aged 35 years


10 months prior service with 30th BC Horse. LAC and CWGC show incorrect regimental number of 687084.

CEF Burial Registers - Died of Wounds. About 3.30 p.m. on August 26th 1918, while working in the cook house an enemy high velocity shell exploded nearby, splinters from the shell wounding Gunner Brewer severely. He was evacuated immediately to No. 1 British Casualty Clearing Station, where he succumbed to his wounds the following day.

Canadian attestation papers

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record

Courtesy of the Canadian Great War Project & Philippe DEGROOTE from