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Frederick George McLaren

In memory of:

Major Frederick George McLaren

December 5, 1944

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

48th Highlanders of Canada

Citation(s):

Mentioned in Despatches

Additional Information


Son of Lt. Col. George H. McLaren and Sarah H. McLaren; Husband of Elizabeth N. McLaren, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 388 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV, F, 4.

Location:

CESENA WAR CEMETERY lies in the Commune of Cesena, in the Province of Forli, and is situated one kilometre north-east of Cesena railway station on the provincial road to Cervia (Route No.71 bis). If exiting at Cesena from the highway, the sign will be seen for the Cemetery. From the other direction in Cesena, follow the sign to Rimini and then Cervia and the Cemetery will be found on the right. The CESENA WAR CEMETERY is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff, but will be unmanned.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Badge– In memory of the members of the 48th Highlanders of Canada who went to war and did not come home. Submitted on behalf of the 48th Highlanders Museum, 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, ON
  • Photo of Frederick McLaren– In memory of the members of the 48th Highlanders of Canada who went to war and did not come home. Submitted on behalf of the 48th Highlanders Museum, 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, ON M5J 1W9 Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me.
  • Biography
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2587 Maj Frederick George McLaren (RMC 1937) was the son of Lt. Col. George H. McLaren and Sarah H. McLaren; Husband of Elizabeth N. McLaren, of Toronto, Ontario. He served with the 48th Highlanders of Canada. He was  Mentioned in Despatches. He died on December 5, 1944 at 26 years of age. He was buried in the Cesena War Cemetery in Cesena, Forli, Italy.
  • Memorial Stairs– Memorial stair, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Memorial window, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2587 Maj Frederick George McLaren (RMC 1937) was the son of Lt. Col. George H. McLaren and Sarah H. McLaren; Husband of Elizabeth N. McLaren, of Toronto, Ontario. He served with the 48th Highlanders of Canada. He was  Mentioned in Despatches. He died on December 5, 1944 at 26 years of age. He was buried in the Cesena War Cemetery in Cesena, Forli, Italy.
  • Memorial Arch– Memorial arch, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2587 Maj Frederick George McLaren (RMC 1937) was the son of Lt. Col. George H. McLaren and Sarah H. McLaren; Husband of Elizabeth N. McLaren, of Toronto, Ontario. He served with the 48th Highlanders of Canada. He was  Mentioned in Despatches. He died on December 5, 1944 at 26 years of age. He was buried in the Cesena War Cemetery in Cesena, Forli, Italy.
  • Headstone of Fredrick George McLaren

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