Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Gordon Hanlan

In memory of:

Lieutenant Edward Gordon Hanlan

August 9, 1917

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Additional Information


Born:

December 9, 1890
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

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


Cemetery:

TORONTO NECROPOLIS
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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