SSNS Home > Senior Years > Curricula 9-12 > Grade 11 > Canadian History > Remembrance Day > Normandy Soldiers > Brown, W.L.


Rev. Walter Leslie Brown


Captain Walter Leslie Brown. Courtesy Veterans Affairs Canada


Brown, (Rev.) Walter Leslie, Orillia, Ontario. Military Service: Captain, Chaplain 4th Class, Canadian Chaplains Service, Chaplain of Sherbrooke Fusiliers, captured and bayoneted on 6 June 1944 by SS troopers, 3rd Battalion, 25th Panzer Regiment, 12th SS Panzer Division, “Hitler Youth”, commanded of Colonel Karl-Heinz Milius. See PRU, File 03-98868 and Conduct Unbecoming, 64-65.

Additional Biographical Information:

Son of George C. and Florence M. Brown of Orillia, Ontario.

Date of Death: 6 June 1944. For casualty details, see Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Calvados, France. Grave Reference: XIII.C.1.

Beny Sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery


Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery