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George Borman

In memory of:

Private George Borman

October 23, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

643839

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

116th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 17, 1889
Orillia, Ontario

Son of William and Lottie Borman; husband of Agnes Borman, of Orillia.

Commemorated on Page 204 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. G. 6.

Location:

The OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg drive along this road to the traffic lights. Straight over the lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and continue along this road through the village of Sint Jan (N313). After the village you come to a fork in the road, take the right hand fork and the OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY is 50 metres along on the right hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Cenotaph– Private George Borman is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cenotaph– Private George Borman is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– Orillia Times, 15 Nov 1917
  • Grave Marker– Courtesy Keith Boswell, England
  • Entrance
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave marker

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