Photo of George Brown


Description
Creator:
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A black and white photograph of George Brown.

This photograph is on the back of the tenth leaf of Alex Brown's album. This leaf has 4 pockets for photos on each side. In the top left pocket is a photo of a newspaper clipping with the headline "LANDS IN ENGLAND" and a photo of George Elms. The top right photo is of Alvin Sturgess. At bottom left is a photo of George Brown and bottom right is Ernie Taylor.

Notes:
Alex Brown is a local Whitby area veteran. He is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.

George Lawrence Brown was born at Seagrave, Ontario on July 8, 1896. He served for four years as a corporal in the 116th Battalion during the First World War and he served as Squadron Quartermaster Seargeant at Camp Borden during the Second World War. He was awarded the Efficiency Medal in 1944 and spent 30 years in the Ontario Regiment Reserve. He was employed by Whitby Public Utility Commission from 1922 to 1962 and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Whitby. He died at Whitby on August 3, 1963 and is buried at St. John Roman Catholic Cemetery, Whitby.
Inscriptions:
George Brown

Date of Original:
c.1940
Dimensions:
Width: 10 cm
Height: 15 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 10cm
Image Height: 15cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Alex_Brown_Page_010_Verso_003
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
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405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

For inquires about any newspaper content please contact askreference@whitbylibrary.on.ca

Photo of George Brown
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Photo of George Brown


A black and white photograph of George Brown.

This photograph is on the back of the tenth leaf of Alex Brown's album. This leaf has 4 pockets for photos on each side. In the top left pocket is a photo of a newspaper clipping with the headline "LANDS IN ENGLAND" and a photo of George Elms. The top right photo is of Alvin Sturgess. At bottom left is a photo of George Brown and bottom right is Ernie Taylor.