Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Gordon Galloway

In memory of:

Corporal George Gordon Galloway

February 10, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

89684

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

26th Bty. 7th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

June 9, 1894

Son of William Oswald Galloway and Jessie Elizabeth Malcolmson (his wife), of Toronto University, and Graduate with Honours in Mathematics, 1915.

Commemorated on Page 89 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. C. 121 .

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of GEORGE GORDON GALLOWAY– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of George Gordon Galloway– Torontonensis 1913 (University of Toronto Year Book), pg. 65.  Caption:  MOCK PARLIAMENT.
  • Photo of George Gordon Galloway– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of George Galloway– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe Toronto Saturday April 29 1916
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Memorial– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Plaque– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Plaque– 1914-1918 Memorial tablet, Bloor Street Presbyterian Church, 300 Bloor St. 
West, Toronto, Ontario.  This congregation was established in 1887, and in 
1925 became the Bloor Street United Church.  The tablet was unveiled on May 
16th, 1920.  It was inscribed:  "In memory of the men of Bloor Street 
Presbyterian Church who went out to battle and died for Freedom's cause.   
They feared not Death and meeting it they won the Victor's Crown."
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The name of Cpl G. G. Galloway 7th Bde C.F.A. is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; submitted by K. Parks, Alumni Affairs.
  • Plaque– In memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not return home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me

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