Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Lawrence

In memory of:

Private George Lawrence

September 14, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

706296

Age:

43

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

211th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 3, 1873

Commemorated on Page 117 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VICTORIA (ROSS BAY) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

S. 9W. 44.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– This photograph was taken in the spring of 2008 at Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, British Columbia.  George Lawrence died the day before his fellow Canadians went into action on the Somme, and the day before tanks were used in battle for the first time in history.

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