Mount Bracey

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E of junction of Crocker Creek and Anzac River, E of McLeod Lake (community), Cariboo Land District
Tags: World War II
Latitude-Longitude: 54°54'18''N, 122°06'19''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93J/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 13 October 1965 on 93 J/15.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Named to remember Canadian Army Corporal Charles William Bracey, K45465, from South Fort George; serving with Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), R.C.I.C. when he was killed in action 15 August 1944, age 23. Cpl Bracey is buried at Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery, Calvados, France, grave III. A. 5.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office