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George Taylor Denison

In memory of:

Major George Taylor Denison

May 8, 1917

Military Service


Age:

47

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Col. George T. Denison and Caroline Denison; husband of Margaret M. Denison, of 98, Rusholme Rd., Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 227 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. J. 4.

Location:

Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of GEORGE TAYLOR DENISON– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– The Golden Book (Canadian Military Institute, 1927)
  • Memorial– The Golden Book (Canadian Military Institute, 1927)
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram December 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of George Taylor Denison– 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 WWI.
  • Photo of George Taylor Denison– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– Toronto Star "Pages of the Past" online
1915 May 29 p. 19
  • Newspaper Clipping– Toronto Star "Pages of the Past" online
1917 May 15 p2 PART 1 of 2
  • Newspaper Clipping– Toronto Star "Pages of the Past" online
1917 May 15 p2 PART 2 of 2
  • Newspaper clipping
  • Memorial Tablet– Major George Taylor Denison 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.
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque dedicated to Lt.-Col. George Taylor Denison Jr.  Located at St. James Cathedral, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Grave Marker– Courtesy Wilf Schofield, Englnd

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