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Sydney Herbert Griffin

In memory of:

Major Sydney Herbert Griffin

April 15, 1941

Ste. Anne de Bellevue Hospital, Québec

Military Service


Age:

46

Force:

Army

Unit:

Veterans Guard of Canada

Division:

No. 4 Company

Citation(s):

Military Cross, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, War Medal 1939-45.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Born:

April 11, 1895
Newry, Ireland

Enlistment:

September 22, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Eleanor S. Griffin, of Toronto, Ontario and the late John Gilmore Griffin of Ireland. Brother of Frederick Samuel Gilmore, John Pelan, Sydney Herbert and Gerald Walter. Husband of Ethel (née Green) Griffin, of Montreal, Quebec.

Father of John Gilmore, Eleanor Grace, Desmond Gilmore, Sydney Patrick and Marion Ethel.

Brother of Colonel Philip George Griffin, who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps.

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

Commemorated on Page 31 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MONTREAL (MOUNT ROYAL) CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. G.943. Grave 312.

Location:

From downtown Montreal access Avenue du Parc, then left to Cote St. Catherine. Turn left onto Boulevard Mont-Royal then follow chemin de la foret into the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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