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Donald Stodart Gwyn

In memory of:

Lieutenant Donald Stodart Gwyn

October 10, 1918

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Citation(s):

Military Cross

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Born:

October 1, 1896
Quebec City, Quebec

Enlistment:

July 2, 1916
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Son of Cyril and Margaret Dorothea Gwyn, of Sherbrooke, Quebec. Served in France.

Commemorated on Page 421 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GRANGEGORMAN MILITARY CEMETERY
County Dublin, Irish Republic

Grave Reference:

CE. Can. Plot. I.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Medal– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Sherbrooke Monument– Cover of the original program distributed at the unveiling of the Sherbrooke WWI memorial on November 7th, 1926, and two images of the monument.   The monument was designed by Mr. G. W. Hill of Montreal, Quebec with bronze figures cast in Belgium and granite from the Stanstead district.  The bronze Memorial tablet lists 249 names.
  • Memorial– Pro Deo Et Patria Erected by the Royal Military College Club of Canada Anno Domini 1923. Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada.

1067 Lieut Donald Stodart Gwyn, M.C. (RMC 1914) was the son of Cyril and Margaret Dorothea Gwyn, of Sherbrooke, Quebec. He served in France with the Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment). He died on Oct 10, 1918. He was buried in the Grangegorman Military Cemetery, County Dublin, Irish Republic.
  • Memorial– On their 50th anniversary the class of August 1915 at the Royal Military College of Canada have placed this memorial stained glass window to honour their fallen classmates.

1067 Lieut Donald Stodart Gwyn, M.C. (RMC 1914) was the son of Cyril and Margaret Dorothea Gwyn, of Sherbrooke, Quebec. He served in France with the Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment). He drowned in the Irish Sea from RMS "Leinster" on Oct 10, 1918. He was buried in the Grangegorman Military Cemetery, County Dublin, Irish Republic.
  • Memorial Stair– Memorial stair, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Arch– Memorial arch, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial– Memorial doll, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario

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