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George Mowat Higinbotham

In memory of:

Major George Mowat Higinbotham

March 11, 1915

Military Service


Age:

49

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Honours and Awards:

M V O

Additional Information


Son of William and Eliza Bruce Higinbotham; husband of Erwin Higinbotham, of Toronto. Served in the North West Rebellion 1885.

Commemorated on Page 19 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NEWINGTON (ST. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD
Kent, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

South East part.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– The Golden Book Toronto : The Canadian Military Institute, 1927 (Toronto : University of Toronto Press);
  • Memorial– The Golden Book Toronto : The Canadian Military Institute, 1927 (Toronto : University of Toronto Press);
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram March 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram March 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Craig B. Cameron

This photo of Major Higinbotham's gravemarker was taken in May, 1997.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 13 March 1915.
  • Royal Canadian Yacht Club Memorial– The Royal Canadian Yacht Club World War One Memorial, Toronto, Ontario.  
Images of the 1926 unveiling ceremony and the names listed on the side 
panels of the sun dial memorial. This unveiling and the photographs were 
presented in a special edition booklet entitled "In Memoriam 1914-1918".
  • Church– Photo of Newington (St. Nicholas) Church, Kent, England.

Courtesy of Craig B. Cameron.

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