Brown, Albert Edward: Service no. 455391

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Service No: 455391
Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry, 18th Bn.

This soldier joined the 59th Battalion sometime before his attestation at West Sandling Camp, Kent, England on February 7, 1916. His papers indicate he enlisted on August 10, 1915.

On arriving in England he was assigned to the 39th Reserve Battalion and was then transferred to active duty with the 18th Battalion on March 26, 1916. He then proceeded to join the unity on April 6, 1916, arriving in the field the next day.

On May 10, 1916, he suffered from shell shock and a heart arythmia and was treated at various military medical facilities until he recovered and was returned to his unit on June 7, 1916.

He served until he had an otitis media injury on July 7, 1917, was treated and returned for duty on July 22, 1917.

He was granted 14-day’s leave on January 17, 1918, and returned to fight with the Battalion until killed in action on April 5, 1918.

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