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Philip George Griffin

In memory of:

Colonel Philip George Griffin

November 17, 1945

Military Service


Age:

52

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Service Order

Additional Information


Born:

March 18, 1893
Ireland

Enlistment:

January 8, 1940
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Eleanor Sarah (nee Pelan) Griffin, Toronto and the late John Gilmore Griffin of Ireland. Brother of Frederick Samuel Gilmore, John Pelan, Sydney Herbert and Gerald Walter. Husband of Florence M. Griffin, of Toronto.

Brother of Private Victor Ernest Griffin, who died while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment).

Brother of Major Sydney Herbert Griffin, who died while serving with the Veterans Guard of Canada.

Commemorated on Page 520 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (PROSPECT) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Veterans' Plot. Sec. 7. Grave 522.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star November 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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