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George William Gordon Crosbie

In memory of:

Corporal George William Gordon Crosbie

October 28, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

144691

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 30, 1891

Commemorated on Page 73 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. D. 30.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– A stained glass memorial window is at the Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, ON 

1918

George N. Crosbie
Robert Radmore
James W.H. May

FreedoM

SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR ERECTED BY THE CHURCH
Photo Credit: André Levesque
  • Circmstance of Death Registry– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: CRABB TO CROSSLAND Microform Sequence 24; Volume Number 31829_B016733. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 168. Page 721 of 788.

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