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George Ewart Cripps

In memory of:

Private George Ewart Cripps

April 7, 1921

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Field Artillery


16th Bn.

Additional Information


September 6, 1893

Son of Charles Henry Cripps, of 3, Market Passage, St. Leonard's-on-Sea, England, and Annie Cripps, of 258 1/2, Lizzie St., Winnipeg; husband of Agnes Cripps, of Suite 7, The Beresford, Fort Rouge, Winnipeg, Man.

Commemorated on Page 556 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. 309.


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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