CEF Soldier Detail

Private Jacob Lavern Brown

Regimental Number:
124733
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
18th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Watford, Ontario
Country:
Not Specified
Next of Kin:
Jacob Brown Watford, Ontario Father
Address at Enlistment:
503 Christina Street Sarnia, Ontario
Date of Birth:
April 28, 1895
Trade or Calling:
Machinist
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
London, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
April 5, 1916
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
34 Inches
Expansion:
5 Inches
Religion:
Baptist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Likely survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1153 - 36
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 18th Battalion

Brother of Brown, John Sidney: Service No. 124740

 Excerpt:  "Vern, his brother searched for him at aid stations and around the battlefield hoping to find him alive but nothing was ever found of him after the morning of the 15 Sept, 1916."

Note that religion is listed as Baptist OR Congregationalist.