Language selection

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Orme McNair

In memory of:

Captain George Orme McNair

May 1, 1916

Military Service


Age:

43

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of George and Martha McNair; husband of Clara Jane McNair, of Toronto. Native of Halton Co., Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 130 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem. A. 21.

Location:

Maple Copse Cemetery is located 5 Km south east of Ieper town centre, a road leading from the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 2.5 Km along the Meenseweg shortly after the Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, lies the right hand turning onto Wulvestraat. About 1 Km along the Wulvestraat is the left hand turning onto Schachteweidestraat. The cemetery itself is located 2 Km along the Schachteweidestraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of GEORGE ORME MCNAIR– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Post Card– This was the front of a postcard sent from George Orme McNair in November, 1915 to his son George.
  • Post Card (Reverse)– This was the back of a postcard sent from George Orme McNair in November, 1915 to his son George.
  • Post Card– This was the front of a postcard sent from George Orme McNair in February, 1916 to his son George.
  • Post Card (Reverse)– This was the back of a postcard sent from George Orme McNair in February, 1916 to his son George.
  • Post Card– This was the front of a postcard sent from George Orme McNair in March, 1916 to his son George.
  • Post Card (Reverse)– This was the back of a postcard sent from George Orme McNair in March, 1916 to his son George.
  • Photo of George Orme Mcnair
  • Press clipping– Article appearing in the Hamilton Spectator on May 5, 1916.
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • Newspaper clipping– Source:  The Globe Toronto Monday May 8 1916
  • Photo of George McNair– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: