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John Ure Garrow

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Ure Garrow

September 12, 1916

Military Service






4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information

Son of Mary Balfour Garrow and the late Hon. Justice Garrow, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 90 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

III. A. 14.


Puchevillers is a village about 19 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY is a little west of the village. The first Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost is situated by the church in the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOHN URE GARROW– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of John Ure Garrow– From "The War Book of Upper Canada College", edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Memorial Tablet– Lieutenant John Ure Garrow is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet. It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during  the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Osgood Hall War Memorial
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque located inside St. Andrew's Presbyterian 
Church, King Street  West at Simcoe Street, Toronto, Ontario.
  • St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church– Front Entrance of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church.
  • Photo of John Garrow– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of John Ure Garrow– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; submitted by K. Parks, Alumni Affairs.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the the Great War. The name of Lt. J. U. Garrow 4th C.M.R. is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left.  Photo:  K. Parks, Alumni Affairs.

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