The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Lieut. Harold Staples Brewster

Soldiers of the First World War database entry - H.S. Brewster

GvR Memorial Cross


Lieut. Brewster is buried in the Brantford (Mount Hope) Cemetery; Ontario, Canada

Commonwealth War Graves Commission: H.S. Brewster

Flight (RFC/RAF Magazine), 14 December 1916

The Roll of Honour

"At an inquest on Lieut. H.S. Brewster, Royal Canadians, attd. R.F.C., who was killed Dec 6th, while flying, the evidence showed that when at a height of about 200 ft. his machine nose-dived and crashed to earth, Lieut. Brewster being killed instantly. It was thought he attempted to descend too steeply."

"A verdict of "Accidental death" was returned.

Law Society of Upper Canada First World War Memorial

Lt. Harold S. Brewster. Lieutenant Harold Staples Brewster. Son of W.S. Brewster, Barrister, of Brantford, Ontario. B.A. University of Toronto, 1914. Admitted as a law student in 1914 at age 21. Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action December 1916. Never called to the bar.

Date of Birth 15 Jul 1894