Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Alfred Pringle

In memory of:

Private George Alfred Pringle

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

651508

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 18, 1894

Commemorated on Page 487 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 18.

Location:

Sains les Marquion is a village approximately 12 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 2 kilometres south of the Arras to Cambrai road (D939). The QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY lies at the end of an access path to the left of the D15 road heading towards Havrincourt, about 2 kilometres from the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping – Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Street sign – Barrie street named in honour of Private George Alfred Pringle with a poppy.
  • Cenotaph – Vespra Cenotaph, Barrie, Ontario
  • Attestation Papers – Circumstances of Death-George Alfred Pringle
  • Southampton Cenotaph – George Alfred Pringle is remembered on the Southampton Cenotaph in Bruce County, Ontario. The Southampton Cenotaph includes plaques with the names of men from World Wars 1 & 2.  The WWI list is inscribed:  "In grateful remembrance of the men of Southampton who fought and died in the Great War".   This photograph was taken by Mr. Clive Freeman in the summer of 2002.
  • Enlistment Cards – Records are property of the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre.

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