Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Taylor Aitken

In memory of:

Sergeant Major George Taylor Aitken

October 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1944

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Light Horse

Division:

"D" Coy. "A" Sqdn.

Citation(s):

Russian Medal of St. George, 4th Class.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

January 24, 1882

Son of Mrs. M. A. I. Shannon (formerly Aitken), of 32, Gilford Rd., Sandymount, Co. Dublin, Ireland, and the late George Aitken (A.V.D., attd. 16th Lancers).

Commemorated on Page 358 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DRUMMOND CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

I. C. 7.

Location:

Raillencourt is a village on the main Arras-Cambrai road, D939. From the CWGC cemetery on this road, Raillencourt-St-Olle, follow the D939 for 1.6 kilometres to a left turn at its junction with the Rue du Tordoir, where the first CWGC sign is situated. Follow this road for approximately 900 metres, surface changing at 600 metres from tar to rough stone track, at the end of which lies the DRUMMOND CEMETERY.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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