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George Sydney Corney

In memory of:

Private George Sydney Corney

August 25, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

712679

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

78th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 5, 1894
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

March 9, 1916
Summerside, Prince Edward Island

Son of Samuel G. and Emma J. Corney, of Port Borden, Prince Edward Island.

Commemorated on Page 389 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HILLSIDE CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. B. 12.

Location:

Le Quesnel is a village half-way between the towns of Roye and Boves and is just north of the main straight road from Noyon to Amiens. HILLSIDE CEMETERY is 3 kilometres north-east of the village on the north-west side of the road to Caix.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CORBI TO COZNI.  Microform Sequence 23; Volume Number 31829_B016732. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 167.  Page 151 of 900.
  • Statue– Erected by the Imperial Order of the Odd Fellows, this memorial granite statue and shaft at MacEwen's Road Cemetery, MacEwen Road, Summerside, PE  is dedicated to four local men killed during the First World War.
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[front/devant] 

KILLED IN WAR 
1914-1918 

J.M. MCKAY 
G.T. METHERALL 
T.C. HIERLIHY 
G.S. CORNEY
http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/nic-inm/sm-rm/mdsr-rdr-eng.asp?PID=962
Photo Credit: Sgt. G.E. Gallant

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