Trooper George THOMAS

Male 1918 - 1944  (25 years)


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  • Name George THOMAS 
    Prefix Trooper 
    Born 29 Nov 1918  Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Nov 1944  Italy, K.I.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • FROM - Canadian Virtual War Memorial

      In memory of Trooper
      George Thomas
      November 25, 1944
      Military Service:
      Service Number:A/466
      Age:25
      Force:Army
      Unit:The Ontario Regiment, R.C.A.C.
      Division:11th Armd. Regt.
      Additional Information:
      Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Thomas; husband of Bessie A. Thomas, of Orillia, Ontario, Canada.

      Commemorated on Page 460 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

      Burial Information:
      Cemetery:BOLOGNA WAR CEMETERY , Italy
      Grave Reference:I, B, 4.
      Location:
      The BOLOGNA WAR CEMETERY lies in the rural locality of San Lazzaro (Parco dei Cedri) in the Commune and Province of Bologna.
    Buried Bologna War Cemetery, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • from the Find A Grave memorial # 21523734:

      Provided by his niece, Lesley Collins:

      He is one of 4 brothers from Galt, Ontario to serve in WW2 and the only one not to return home. He was just shy of his 26th birthday when he was killed in action. He was married with a 2 year old son whom he never got to know except through letters 'n pictures while he was overseas. He was born in Manitoba on November 29, 1918 but spent much of his childhood in the Waterloo region area of Ontario.
    Person ID I130  Geo. Martin's Family, Mara Twp
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2018 

    Family Bessie Amy MARTIN,   b. 1920,   d. 7 Jan 2020, Orillia, Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Children 
     1. Donald THOMAS  [Natural]
    Family ID F43  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Archives of Ontario- Deaths.
      Name: George Thomas
      Event Type: Death
      Event Date: 25 Nov 1944
      Event Place: Italy
      Gender: Male
      Age: 25
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1919

      Father's Name: Thomas Thomas
      Mother's Name:
      Spouse's Name:
      Reference ID: 706341
      GS Film number: 1870464
      Digital Folder Number: 4171350
      Image Number: 227



      Citing this Record:
      "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD6B-Y9Q : 11 December 2014), George Thomas, 25 Nov 1944; citing Italy, 706341, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,870,464.

    2. [S2] Find A Grave.
      memorial # 215 237 34


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