Portrait Photograph of Evans Gerow Michael, c.1944
Unknown, Photographer
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Item Type
A black and white portrait photograph of Evans Gerow Michael.
Evans Gerow Michael was born at Oshawa on November 13, 1916, son of Howard and Laura May Michael, of Oshawa, Ontario; husband of Phyllis Isabelle Michael, of Oshawa. He enlisted in the army with the Armored Corps as a master mechanic in February 1943. He graduated from the Army Trade School at Hamilton in April 1944 and went overseas with the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders of Hamilton a short time later. He was killed in action on February 26, 1945 in Germany and is buried in Grosbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Netherlands.

According to the Canadian Virtual War Memorial site he is commemorated on page 545 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance.

Photo also found on the back of the fourteenth leaf of Alex Brown's album. This leaf has four slots for photographs on each side. The photo at top left is Evans Michael. The photo at top right is Ted Adams. The photo at bottom left is George Scott. There is a photo of a newspaper clipping of R. W. Rea at bottom Right.
Date of Original
Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 4 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 3.5cm
Image Height: 4cm
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Language of Item
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Copyright Statement
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Reproduction Notes
Scanned from a copy negative.
Whitby Public Library
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

For inquires about any newspaper content please contact askreference@whitbylibrary.ca

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Portrait Photograph of Evans Gerow Michael, c.1944

A black and white portrait photograph of Evans Gerow Michael.