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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Alfred Garrett

In memory of:

Private George Alfred Garrett

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

178176

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 30, 1883

Son of William I. Garrett and Sarah Garrett, of Haldimand West, Gaspe Co., Province of Quebec, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 242 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

1.C.49.

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of George Alfred Garrett– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located by the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Canadian Cemetery No. 2– Canadian Cemetery No. 2 - The Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located on Vimy Ridge and is attached to the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– Epitaph  (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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