Marchbank, George Henry

Birth Name Marchbank, George Henry 1a
Gender male
Age at Death 92 years, 9 months, 6 days

Narrative

George gave his occupation as miller when he signed up to go overseas in World War 1.

Marchbank, George Henry, enlisted at Montreal, Quebec, originally of Desable, Prince Edward Island. Occupation: Miller. Military Service: Private, Reg. No. 411115, Original overseas unit 1st University Company. Joined the P.P.C.L.I. in the field July 28, 1915. Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Tonight shared a bottle with George Marchbank,” 4:24 Dec ’16; “Did not do much all day but went to concert in Bray Y.M.C.A. hut with G.M. [George Marchbank] Returning found boys pretty well tanked,” 4:25 Dec ’16. According to Hodder-Williams, 262, Pte. Marchbank was struck off strength on 29 January 1919.

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth March 26, 1886 Desable, Lot 29, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada WW1 enlistment form 1b
Death 1979 Nova Scotia, Canada find-a-grave, bible Hill Cemetery  
Residence 1891 Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada   1c

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Marchbank, DavidNovember 20, 1857May 10, 1932
Mother Webster, Minnie P1860November 19, 1929
    Sister     Marchbank, Grace J. 1881
    Brother     Marchbank, John Webster August 14, 1883 July 20, 1970
         Marchbank, George Henry March 26, 1886 1979
    Brother     Marchbank, William Campbell October 1886
    Sister     Marchbank, Maggie May 1889
    Brother     Marchbank, Allen McLean Allan August 1892

Families

Family of Marchbank, George Henry and Dyment, Mary Eleanor

Married Wife Dyment, Mary Eleanor ( * March 5, 1899 + November 15, 1984 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage August 30, 1922 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Marchbank, Margaret Patricia1923January 21, 2003
Marchbank, James DavidDecember 9, 19241996

Attributes

Type Value Notes Sources
Merged Gramps ID P132
 

Source References

  1. 1881 Census of Canada
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        Birth date: abt 1887 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1887 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1887 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada