Soldier's Name: Flight Sub lieutenant Charles Torryburn Brimer
Branch of Service: Royal Navy Air Service
Years of Service: June 1915 to December 1916
Date of Birth: December, 6, 1897
Date of Death: December, 4, 1916
Circumstances/Details of Death: Presumed drowned while on English Channel Patrol
Home Address: 323 Markham Street, Toronto Ontario.
Parents' Names: Charles Oakly Brimer, Mary Bow Brimer
Cemetery at Chatham naval memorial in Kent, United Kingdom
Wrote a letter that was received after he was reported missing to his parents, informing them of his qualification for a commission in the R.N.A.S at the head of his class.
"An 'old' boy of Harbord Collegiate Institute."
He took a course in flying at Newport News.http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/remembers/sub.cfm?source=collections/virtualmem/Detail&casualty=3050667
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