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Wilbur Fawcett Annis

In memory of:

Lieutenant Wilbur Fawcett Annis

May 3, 1918

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

44th Wing

Additional Information


Son of Levi Edward and Mary Christina Annis, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 360 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

X. Sec. 9. Lot 17.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Acta Victoriana War Supplement– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Photo of Wilbur Annis– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto was built in 1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Their names are carved on the Memorial Screen.  Photo:  K. Parks.
  • Photo of Wilbur Fawcett Annis– Wilbur F. Annis 1895-1918 Flight Lieutenant, 44th Wing, Royal Air Force, Canadian Expeditionary Force.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Article
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  Toronto Globe May 6, 1918
  • Inscription– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower.  The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who died in the Great War. Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room. Bell XXII is dedicated:  " The Alumni Association and friends of Victoria College". Photo courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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