Mount Breier

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: NE side of Stave Lake, NE of Mission (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Tags: World War II
Latitude-Longitude: 49°28'13''N, 122°10'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 July 1957 on 92G/SE.

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

Named to remember RCAF Flying Officer Harry Patrick Breier, J38776, of Bradner; serving with 415 Squadron when he was killed 6 January 1945 (circumstances not cited). His name is identified on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, UK, panel 278.

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

Mis-spelled "Breir" in Commonwealth War Graves Commission records.

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