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Gordon David Winston

Male 1897 - 1918  (21 years)

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  • Name Gordon David Winston 
    Born 27 Jun 1897  Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Sep 1918 
    Person ID I29585  All
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2010 

    Father Ephriam Winston,   b. 16 Jun 1862, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elsie Watt,   b. 27 Sep 1861, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8995  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jun 1897 - Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Rockwood War Memorial
    Rockwood War Memorial
    This war memorial sits at the corner of Main Street and Guelph Street in Rockwood, Ontario to commemorate the services and sacrifices of our soldiers during World War 1, World War 2 and the Korean War.

  • Notes 
    • Private Gordon David Winston

      Gordon David WINSTON was born in Guelph, Ontario on June 27, 1897 to Ephriam Winstone and Elsie Watt, both of Scottish descendent. The family lived in the city of Guelph, along with Elsie parents, Lawrence and Jessie Watt. In 1911, 12 year old Gordon is residing with his parents and younger sister, Agnes, on Stewart Street in Guelph. Ephriam Winstone was employed in a foundry working 55 hours per week. The family later moved to RR #3 Rockwood.

      Prior to his recruitment on December 4, 1915, Gordon Winston was employed in farming. He was not married. Private Winston was a member of the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regiment).

      During Gordon's service overseas, his parents moved to 188 King Street West in Guelph, Ontario. It was here that they learned that their son had died overseas on September 29, 1918 at the age of 19 years. Private Gordon David Winston is buried at the Drummond Cemetery in Nord, France.

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