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Frederick Grant Banting

In memory of:

Major Frederick Grant Banting

February 21, 1941

Military Service


Age:

48

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps

Citation(s):

F.R.S., F.R.C.S., F.R.C.P., D.Sc. (McGill) University., LL.D. Awarded Nobel Prize 1923, Scott Medal 1924, Cameron Prize (Edin.) 1927, Flavelle Medal of R.C.S. 1934, Apothecaries Medal (Lond.) 1934, Starr Gold Medal (C.M.A.) 1936.

Honours and Awards:

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Military Cross

Additional Information


Son of Mrs. W. J. Banting, of Alliston. Husband of Lady Banting of Toronto. Also served in the 1914-18 War.

Commemorated at the Banting Homestead Heritage Park.

Commemorated on Page 23 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. 29. Lot 29.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star February 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Oil painting of Banting– By artist Brenda Bury, in the Memorial Room at the Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto. Photo:  Robert McIntyre.
  • Memorial– Entry in memory of Banting from Torontonensis, University of Toronto yearbook, 1941.
  • Gravemarker
  • Memorial– Musgrave Harbour, Newfoundland
crash memorial to passenger Banting, and aircraft crew Snailham and Bird
  • Memorial Marker
  • Photo of Frederick Grant Banting– From:  University of Toronto Memorial Book Second World War 1939-1945. 
The book was published by the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto.  
Submitted with permission, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)– Source: Library and Archives Canada
  • Photo of Frederick Grant Banting– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Banting arrives home at the end of World War I. From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Frederick Banting– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Frederick Banting– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Frederick Banting– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Frederick and Thompson Banting– Frederick and Thompson Banting. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Frederick Banting's funeral. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Frederick Banting's funeral. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Frederick Banting's funeral. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Frederick Banting's funeral. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Frederick Banting's funeral. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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