Source: Gathering of Heroes
Note that this soldier joined the 18th Battalion August 15, 1917 and the war diary has his name miss-spelled at “Brachin”.
Hero is Killed
Chatham, Sept. 7 — Official notice has been received here that Lieut. Garnet Brackin, M.C., was killed in August 26th last. The officer was one of the most efficient and best liked in the 18th Battalion when the unit went overseas. He was awarded the Military Cross last January bravery in action.
Toronto Star, Sept. 7, 1918
Note: The mention of Captain Brackin’s Military Cross may be in error. A review of his service record indicates only a Mention in Dispatches ref. London Gazette no. 30706, page 6198.