Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gordon Wilfred Cuff

In memory of:

Rifleman Gordon Wilfred Cuff

November 4, 1946

Military Service


Service Number:

A/55790

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cuff of Toronto, Ontario; husband of Annie Cuff, of Portage la Prairie.

Commemorated on Page 584 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. Sec. Lot 2553.

Location:

The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– This photo of Rfn Cuff's gravemarker was taken in 1999.
  • Photo of Gordon Wilfred Cuff– This image of Rfn Cuff appeared in a Toronto newspaper in 1944.
  • Monument– Brookside Cemetery, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Photo courtesy of N. Bruce Cameron, Winnipeg.

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