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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Oakes Curphey

In memory of:

Lieutenant George Oakes Curphey

August 14, 1943

Military Service






Canadian Intelligence Corps

Additional Information


July 14, 1912
Québec, Quebec


September 19, 1939
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

Son of William Frederick and Violet Emmeline Curphey, of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 150 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. C. 9.


Follow the A1 north towards Milan. Exit from the A1 following the signs for Tangenziale West. Exit from the Tangenziale (main road) following the blue signs for Milano, route SS11. Proceed in the direction of Milano and pass the Grand Hotel Brun. Take the sharp turn to the left following the CWGC signs. The Cemetery lies in a large park approximately 0.5 kilometre along on the right. The MILAN WAR CEMETERY is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff but will be unmanned. The local gardening staff working hours are as follows:
From first Monday in April:
Monday to Thursday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.45
Friday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30
From first Monday in October:
Monday to Thursday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00
Friday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.00

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker– I'm a Veteran of the USMC, currently living in Italy, and wish to Honour Lieutenant Curphey.  I live 45 minutes away from Milan War Cemetery where Lieutenant Curphey is laid to rest. I took this photo on February 6, 2017 while visiting fellow Veterans resting there.  I hope this photo serves you well.  Semper Fidelis.

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