Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Cruickshank

In memory of
Private
George Cruickshank
April 10, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
814664
Age:
31
Force:
Army
Unit:
The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information:

Born:
May 4, 1885 Glasgow, Scotland

Son of George and Barbara Cruickshank, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 223 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
III. A. 2.
Location:
Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – Pte. George Cruickshank is mentioned in this article about his brother, Pte. James H. Cruickshank.   Article dated March 27th, 1918, Toronto Evening Telegram.
  • War Memorial – 139th Battalion (Northumberland County) War Memorial plaque, 1919.   130 
names of men who originally enlisted with this Ontario unit.  On display at 
the Victoria Hall, 55 King Street West, Cobourg, Ontario.  Also shown - 
Cobourg (Ontario) War Memorial at Victoria Park.
  • Newspaper clipping – Pte. George Cruickshank was born in Glasgow, Scotland.  He enlisted on February 3rd, 1916, in Cobourg, Ontario.

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