Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Simpson Bannister

In memory of:

Sergeant George Simpson Bannister

October 30, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

12828

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Canadian Div. H.Q.

Additional Information


Enlistment:

September 18, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of John and Ellen Bannister, of Blackburn, England.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. D. 27.

Location:

BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION is located 12.5 kilometres south of Ieper town centre on the N365 leading from Ieper to Mesen (Messines), Ploegsteert and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg (N336). 3.5 kilometres along the N336 lies a fork junction with the N365. The N365 which forms the right hand fork leads to the town of Mesen. The BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION lies 3 kilometres beyond Mesen on the right hand side of the N365 and opposite Hyde Park Corner Royal Berks Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Babb to Barjarow. Microform Sequence 5; Volume Number 31829_B016715. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 149.  Page 929 of 1072
  • Entrance
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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