Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Benjamin Phillips McCormack

In memory of:

Private Benjamin Phillips McCormack

June 12, 1921

Military Service


Service Number:

228134

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Battalion

Additional Information


Born:

March 5, 1898
Brampton, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 6, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Son of E. F. and Helen McCormack, of New York City, New York.

Commemorated on Page 558 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRAMPTON CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

L 11. R 13.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Benjamin Phillips McCormack– Private Benjamin McCormack, as a member of the Trinity Methodist Church in Toronto, was remembered in the Trinity War Book published by the church in 1921 and compiled by Mr. Oliver Hezzelwood.  This church still stands today on Bloor Street just west of Spadina Ave in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Poem - Fate's Follies– Private Benjamin McCormack wrote this poem for the Trinity War Book using the pen name, The Runner. He died after the book was printed.
  • Poem - Lest We Forget– Another poem written by Private Benjamin McCormack for the Trinity War Book, using the pen name, The Runner.
  • The Runner  p.1– This short story was written by Private Benjamin McCormack for the Trinity War Book using the pen name, The Runner. The story appears to reflect his personal wartime experiences.
  • The Runner  p.2– This short story was written by Private Benjamin McCormack for the Trinity War Book using the pen name, The Runner. The story appears to reflect his personal wartime experiences.
  • The Runner  p.3– This short story was written by Pte. Benjamin McCormack for the Trinity War Book using the pen name, The Runner. The story appears to reflect his personal wartime experiences.
  • Newspaper Clipping

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