Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Aivazian

In memory of:

Lance Sergeant Edward Aivazian

April 1, 1918

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Military Service


Service Number:

700359

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

43rd Bn.

Citation(s):

Cross of St. George, 4th Class.

Additional Information


Born:

July 25, 1890
Yozgat, Armenia

Enlistment:

December 20, 1915
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Mrs. Marian Aivazian, of American Bible House, Armenian Refugees Camp, Bechiktach, Constantinople, Turkey. Brother of Haig of Toledo, Ohio.

Commemorated on Page 358 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Military Plot 86.

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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  • Photo of Edward Aivazian
  • Group Photo– 7th Platoon, B Company, 101st Battalion
  • Grave Marker– 700359, Edward Aivazian, Headstone, Brookside, Winnipeg, Manitoba

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