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George Blanchett

In memory of:

Private George Blanchett

May 7, 1919

Military Service


Service Number:

460010

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

44th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 16, 1880

Son of William Henry Blanchett of 20, High St., Salisbury, England, and the late Mrs. Blanchett; husband of Nellie Blanchett, of 604, Kylemore Avenue, Winnipeg, Man.

Commemorated on Page 530 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. 179.

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.

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