Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Torrance

In memory of:

Private Robert Torrance

December 13, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1015474

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

72nd Bn .

Additional Information


Born:

April 12, 1890

Enlistment:

May 23, 1916

Born 12 April 1890 in Carstairs Junction, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Son of William and Marion Torrance, of Dumfriesshire, Scotland; husband of Sarah Torrance, of Cockton Hill, Bishop Auckland, England. Pte Torrance enlisted on 23 May 1916 in Vancouver, British Columbia, joining the 72nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry.

Commemorated on Page 513 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

3. 45. 16.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Grave of Pvt. 615474 Robert Torrance
who served with the 72nd Battn. C.E.F.
Born in Dumfriesshire Scotland on March 15th 1890.  Husband of Sarah Torrance of Auckland England.  Robert enlisted into the C.E.F. on March 22nd 1915 listing his occupation as "Logger"
He died in Vancover BC on Dec. 13th 1918 at the age of 28.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial Cross in the section where Pvt. 615474 Robert Torrance is buried in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC
  • Vancouver Mountain View Cemetery– Cemetery View of the section where Pvt. 615474 Robert Torrance is buried in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC

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