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George Christian Bolster

In memory of:

Private George Christian Bolster

August 26, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Machine Gun Corps


3rd Bn.

Additional Information


December 23, 1891

Son of George and Catherine Bolster (formerly Marshall), of Bailick Cottage, Ballinacurra, Co. Cork.

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. G. 8.


Wancourt is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais. It lies in the valley of the Cojeul River nearly 2 kilometres south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. FEUCHY CHAPEL BRITISH CEMETERY is situated on the south side of this road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source:  Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Blampie to Booth; Mircoform Sequence 11; Volume Number 131829_B016720; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 155 Page 485 of 762
  • Photo of George Christian Bolster– Pte GC Bolster in 1916.

Pte Bolster is commemorated on the St Marys Memorial at Town Hall on Queen Street East, St Marys, Ontario and on the Blanshard Township Memorial in Rannoch, Ontario, two kilometres west of St Marys. He is also commemorated on the Great War Memorial in St. Fin Barr's Cathedral in Cork City, Eire (Ireland) and on St. Nicholas Church Memorial in Cork, Eire (Ireland). The St. Nicholas Church has since been deconsecrated, and the memorial was removed and is currently in storage.
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