Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Crawford Smyth

In memory of
Lieutenant
George Crawford Smyth
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Age:
25
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Division:
"B" Coy. 24th Bn.

Additional Information:

Son of Charles Edward and Janet Law Smyth, of 433, Lansdowne Avenue, Westmount, Province of Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 329 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VI. E. 18.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping – Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Roll of Honour – Lt. George Crawford Smyth was remembered on the Birks honour roll. Source:  The Standard / Canada's Aid to the Allies and Peace Memorial.  Edited by Frederick Yorston. Published by the Montreal Standard Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal.  This large Souvenir Edition magazine included the Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2009.

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