Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Gordon Hanlan

In memory of:

Lieutenant Edward Gordon Hanlan

August 9, 1917

Military Service




Air Force


Royal Flying Corps

Additional Information


December 9, 1890
Toronto, Ontario


September 21, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Edward and Margaret Hanlan of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 250 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. C. Lot 40.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Toronto Evening Telegram - September 12th, 1917
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  • Newspaper Clipping– Toronto Evening Telegram - September 15th, 1917.
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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Attestation Paper
  • St Andrews Presbyterian plaque
  • Entrance– Toronto Necropolis - the entry to the cemetery adjoins the Necropolis Chapel.
  • Inscription– Detail the inscription on the Hanlan family monument.  The dedication to Edward Gordon Hanlan is the centre of this image and reads:  CAPT. EDWARD GORDON HANLAN R.F.C. / KILLED IN ENGLAND AUGUST 9, 1917 / AGED 26 YEARS.
  • Memorial– The Hanlan family monument is located at the Toronto Necropolis Cemetery.  Photo taken on Sunday February 1st, 2009.  In honoured memory.

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