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George Daniel Delorme

In memory of:

Private George Daniel Delorme

December 4, 1944
Osaka, Japan

Military Service


Service Number:

H/6758

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Winnipeg Grenadiers, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

November 23, 1919
Dufferin, Manitoba

Enlistment:

October 2, 1939
Winnipeg, Manitoba

He was born as Daniel Delorme.

Son of William Delorme and Mary Alice Malcomson, of Carman, Manitoba. Brother of Private Joseph Enore Delorme, regimental number H-6870, Winnipeg Grenadiers, prisoner of war in Hong Kong and Japan. He survived the war.

Served in Manitoba, Jamaica with Y Force, Hong Kong with C Force, Japan as a prisoner of war. He had 1,891 days of service, including 1,637 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 289 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Canadian Sec. B. C. 9.

Location:

YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of GEORGE DANIEL DELORME– In memory of those who served in Hong Kong during World War 11 and did not come home. Submitted with permission on behalf of the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association by Operation: Picture Me.
  • Honour Roll

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