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George Wray Crumback
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World War I Military service records of George Wray Crumback. The son of Joseph Merrit and Mary Melissa “Minnie” (McEwan), George was born on 21 November 1896 in Oakland, Brant. He enlisted as a private in Canadian Expeditionary Force in Brantford on 15 November 1917 just before to his twenty-first birthday. Prior to enlistment, George worked as a farmer.

He was called up on 14 May 1918 to the 2nd Depot Battalion 2nd Central Ontario Regiment. Shortly afterwards, he was promoted to a corporal on 18 July 1918. He was transferred to the 1st Battalion 2nd Central Ontario Regiment, and later to the 2nd Battalion Canadian Garrison Regiment. He spent his entire service at Niagara Camp, Ontario, and was discharged in Toronto on 28 January 1919 due to demobilization.

With permission from the military, he married Reba Fern Nelles on 27 November 1918 in Wentworth, Ontario.

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Date Of Event
1896-1967
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Crumback, George Wray
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.0334 Longitude: -80.34967
Copyright Statement
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Holder
Government of Canada
Recommended Citation
Crumback, George Wray Regt No 3311092 © Government of Canada(2017). Library and Archives Canada/RG 150 1993-93/166 box 2190 file 11.
Terms of Use
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit "Library and Archives Canada."
Reproduction Notes
To order copies and reproductions, complete the Library and Archives Canada online Request for Photocopies and Reproductions at https://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/copies/secure/005010-5100-e.php.
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County of Brant Public Library (Paris Branch)
12 William Street
Paris, ON
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George Wray Crumback


World War I Military service records of George Wray Crumback. The son of Joseph Merrit and Mary Melissa “Minnie” (McEwan), George was born on 21 November 1896 in Oakland, Brant. He enlisted as a private in Canadian Expeditionary Force in Brantford on 15 November 1917 just before to his twenty-first birthday. Prior to enlistment, George worked as a farmer.

He was called up on 14 May 1918 to the 2nd Depot Battalion 2nd Central Ontario Regiment. Shortly afterwards, he was promoted to a corporal on 18 July 1918. He was transferred to the 1st Battalion 2nd Central Ontario Regiment, and later to the 2nd Battalion Canadian Garrison Regiment. He spent his entire service at Niagara Camp, Ontario, and was discharged in Toronto on 28 January 1919 due to demobilization.

With permission from the military, he married Reba Fern Nelles on 27 November 1918 in Wentworth, Ontario.

For more information, visit the External Links.