Lt. George Richard Kitchener COLEMAN

Lt. George Richard Kitchener COLEMAN

Male 1915 - 1944  (29 years)

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  • Name George Richard Kitchener COLEMAN 
    Prefix Lt. 
    Born 6 Jan 1915  Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 7 Mar 1915 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 May 1944  , , , Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Anzio, Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Beach Head War Cemetery 
    Person ID I51826  Whitewater Region Early Families
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2021 

    Father William Stephen COLEMAN,   b. 14 Mar 1886, Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1962, Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Isabella Beatrice HOLT,   b. 16 Sep 1886, Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1920, Forester's Falls, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1905  St. Augustine's Anglican Register Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F13726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Patricia Irene GALLAHER,   b. 1914, Coutis, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1990, Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1413  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Coleman, Lt. George Richard Kitchener photo
    Coleman, Lt. George Richard Kitchener photo
    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56100616/george-richard_kitchener-coleman#view-photo=172937397

    Documents
    Mil-Coleman, Lt D. killed in action
    Mil-Coleman, Lt D. killed in action
    The Cobden Sun, Jun 22, 1944 p. 1
    Mil-Coleman, Lt Richard killed in action in Italy
    Mil-Coleman, Lt Richard killed in action in Italy
    The Cobden Sun, Jun 29, 1944 p. 1
    Coleman, Lt. George Richard Kitchener obituary
    Coleman, Lt. George Richard Kitchener obituary
    The Edmonton Journal, Jun 10, 1944 p. 3

    Histories
    Coleman, Lt. George Richard Kitchener service info
    Coleman, Lt. George Richard Kitchener service info

  • Notes 
    • Cobden of the Past by Faysgenealogy
      November 11, 2019 ·
      ...Cobden of the Past WWII Casualties
      Lt. George Richard Kitchener Coleman, son of William Stephen Coleman and Isabella Beatrice Holt, was born on 6 Jan 1915 in Forester's Falls, killed in operations on 30 May 1944 near Anzio, Italy aged 29, and was buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy. He served with the Loyal Edmonton Regiment and later as a paratrooper in The Devil's Brigade, officially the 1st Special Service Force which was an elite, joint World War II American-Canadian commando unit organized in 1942 and trained at Fort William Henry Harrison near Helena, Montana in the United States. George was married to Patricia Irene Gallaher who was born in 1914 in Coutis, Alberta and died on 3 May 1990 in Calgary. They had a son Calvin. Patricia later remarried.
      https://www.veterans.gc.ca/?/canadian-virtua?/detail/2372703

  • Sources 
    1. [S855] Church Record - Baptism - St. Paul's Anglican Church, Cobden, Ontario.

    2. [S779] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), # 17317 Ross Twp., Renfrew Co., ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Isabella Bearies Holt Birth Place: Forestirs Falls Age: 18 Father Name: William Holt Mother Name: Christina Campell Estimated Birth Year: abt 1887 Spouse Name: William Stephen Coleman Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Birth Place: Forestirs Falls Spouse Father Name: William S Coleman Spouse Mother Name : Margaret McKillop Coleman Marriage Date: 26 Jul 1905