Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Roy Garbutt

In memory of:

Private George Roy Garbutt

August 23, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

304103

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 21, 1887

Son of Robert H. and Mary E. Garbutt, of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 241 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. D. 11.

Location:

Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "Died of Wounds" Whilst taking part in operations in the vicinity of Aux-Noulette on August 21, 1917 he was severely wounded by an enemy shell, which burst in the road nearby. He was evacuated to No. 23 Casualty Clearing Station, where he succumbed to his wounds two days later.

Title:	Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War
Mikan record:	46246
Volume Number:	31829_B016691
Page:	459
Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com

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