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Francis George William Floyd

In memory of:

Private Francis George William Floyd

May 10, 1900


Sand River, South Africa

Military Service


Service Number:

7193

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Citation(s):

Awarded posthumously the Queen's South Africa Campaign Medal with bars for Cape Colony, Paardeberg and Drie Fontein.

Additional Information


Son of Mr and Mrs. William Floyd, of London, Ontario. Private F.G.W. Floyd, a militiaman of the 7th Fusiliers of London, Ont., volunteered for service in "B" Company recruited from the London military district. He was killed in action at the Zand River, Orange Free State.

Commemorated on Page 13 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

KROONSTAD GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE
South Africa

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Garden of Remembrance is next to the Kroonstad hospital on the left going north (Du Toit Street).

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press Feb. 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Gravemarker
  • Memorial
  • Letter p.1
  • Letter p.2
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • South Africa War Memorial– This is the memorial in Victoria Park, London, Ontario. This memorial is in honour of the men from the London district, who fought for the Empire in South Africa, and in memory of those who fell.
  • Close up of Memorial
  • Inscription
  • Photo of Francis Floyd– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial Book– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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