The Royal Canadian Regiment and
The First World War - 1914-1919

Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery

From Highway 401, exit at Yonge Street South, and go west on St. Clair Avenue West. The cemetery entrance is six blocks west past Dufferin Street.

For more information - CWGC

Royal Canadians buried at the Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery are listed below.

Regt. No. Rank. Given Names. Surname. Date of Death. Remarks. CVWM/CWGC Link; Grave Ref.
477113PteJohn PercivalBROWN15-Apr-20 CVWM
Panel 10
477524PteJohn CarringtonLAWSON27-Nov-19CWGC
G.W.V.A. 336.
4648CplJohn A.McKINLEY24-Apr-15 CVWM
Sec. 17. Lot 4099.
4151Q.M.-SgtJohnO'NEIL08-Mar-17Prior to Jan 2011, recorded as "Believed to be buried in Canada." Now confirmed by Veterans Affairs Canada to be buried in Toronto Prospect Cemetery.
477876PteWilliam GeorgeSTAUGHTON18-Dec-16CVWM
Sec. 17. 3885.
477918PteDavidTHOMPSON10-Dec-17 CVWM
Grave Reference: 61.

CWGC headstone for Pte John Brown CWGC headstone for Pte John Lawson CWGC headstone for Cpl John McKinley CWGC headstone for Pte Willian Staughton CWGC headstone for Pte David Thompson

Photos by Captain M. O'Leary, The RCR

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