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George Vincent Magrane

In memory of:

Private George Vincent Magrane

July 4, 1920

Military Service


Service Number:

177769

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 4, 1884

Son of Caroline Magrane, of 3, Blossom Avenue, Oxford Rd., Manchester, England; husband of Jessie Magrane, of 22, Ross St., Barrie, Ont.

Commemorated on Page 551 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARRIE (ST. MARY'S) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Private George V. Magrane's grave marker in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, 208 Sunnidale Road, Barrie, Ontario.  Private Magrane enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force's 87th Battalion (Canadian Grenadier Guards) and later served in France in the 1st Canadian Battalion (Ontario Regiment).  He was awarded the Military Medal (MM) for bravery in the field (reference: Supplement to the London Gazette; March 13, 1918, page 3252).  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2015.)
  • Memorial– Inscription on Private George V. Magrane's grave marker, St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, 208 Sunnidale Road, Barrie, Ontario: PTE. GEORGE V. MAGRANE M.M. 1884 - 1920 BELOVED HUSBAND OF JESSIE BLADES.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2015.)
  • Newspaper clipping– This article appeared in the Barrie Examiner newspaper (Barrie, Ontario), at page 1, on July 15, 1920.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Veteran's Death Card for George V. Magrane.
  • Attestation Papers– Front of George V. Magrane's Attestation Paper.
  • Attestation Papers– Reverse side of George V. Magrane's Attestation Paper.
  • Photo of George Vincent Magrane– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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