Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Edward Francklyn

In memory of
Captain
George Edward Francklyn
December 7, 1915

Military Service:

Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Army Service Corps
Division:
Div. Train

Additional Information:

George Edward Francklyn was born at Halifax in Nova Scotia on the 1st of March 1874 the eldest son of George Edward Francklyn, a merchant, and Frances Maria (nee Clarke) Francklyn later of Victoria in British Columbia.

He was educated at Lancing College where he was in School House from May 1888 to December 1889.

After leaving school he returned to Nova Scotia and joined his father's firm of S Cunard and Sons of Halifax. He played hockey for the Wanderers and was regarded as the finest player of the game that Halifax had ever seen.

Commemorated on Page 15 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
SHORNCLIFFE MILITARY CEMETERY ; Kent, United Kingdom
Grave Reference:
M. 14.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker – Gravestone at Shornecliffe Cemetery, Kent, U.K.
  • Memorial – Pro Deo Et Patria Erected by the Royal Military College Club of Canada Anno Domini 1923. Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada.

326 Captain George Edward Francklyn (RMC 1895) He served with the Canadian Army Service Corps, Training Division. He died on Dec 7, 1915. He was buried in M.14, Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, Kent, United Kingdom.
  • Memorial Stained Glass – On their 50th anniversary the class of August 1915 at the Royal Military College of Canada have placed this memorial stained glass window to honour their fallen classmates.

326 Captain George Edward Francklyn (RMC 1895) He served with the Canadian Army Service Corps, Training Division. He died on Dec 7, 1915. He was buried in M.14, Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, Kent, United Kingdom.
  • Newspaper Clipping – Source:  The Globe, Toronto Thursday December 9, 1915
  • Memorial – Memorial stair, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial – Memorial arch, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Doll – Memorial doll, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario

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