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Orville Harrison George

Male 1916 - 1984  (68 years)


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  • Name Orville Harrison George  [1
    Born 13 Apr 1916  Lacombe, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Sep 1984  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cremated
    Buried Cremated 
    Person ID I7  Our Family History
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

    Father Arthur George,   b. 18 May 1885, Fenella, Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Sep 1976, Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Ethel Jane Dagg,   b. 29 May 1888, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1949, Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 23 Oct 1907  Springhill, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Evelyn Diana Catherine Neilson,   b. 31 Jan 1918, Gulu, Uganda Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 2000, Hamiota, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1945  Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Roberta George
     2. Jennifer Verla George
     3. Judith Velma George
     4. Laurie Diana George
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Raised mainly in the Kelwood area of Manitoba.

      Moved around a lot as a child.

      Started working on farms and in the delivery business.

      Served in WWII, mainly in Italy. Would remain in the reselves into the 1960s.

      After the was worked as a delivery man of coal, milk, bread.

      Started work at the Neepawa airport in 1954. Later worked for the Dept of Transport as Airport Support Technician in Winnipeg.

      Worked in Coal Harbour for a year 1959-1960. Broke his foot. 21 men and a Eskimo villiage.

      Retired in 1981

      Ashes scattered on Bobbie's farm, Jenn's yard, and kept at Judy's.

      Lived at Lacombe 1916
      Moved to Kelwood 1917
      Lived in Kelwood in 1917-1923 took over the livery barn
      Many moves 1923-39
      Lived in Lansdowne in
      Lived in Kelwood
      Lived in Riding Mountain
      Lived in Oak Leaf
      Moved to Neepawa in 1939
      Stationed in England 1941-1946
      Moved to Neepawa, Canada Jun 1946
      Lived at 396 Davidson in 1946-1961
      Moved to Winnipeg 1961
      Lived at 27 Bannerman in 1961-1975
      Lived at Main Street in 1973-1975
      Lived at Partridge Street in 1975-1985

      Army
      Arrived Uk Nov 1941
      Went to Italy 5 Nov 1943 for combat
      Liri Valley, Melfa Crossing, Torrice Crossroads, Gothic Line, Pozzo Alto Ridge
      Returned from Italy Feb 1945 for leave
      Back to war in Holland and German lowlands with leave every 3 months until Jun1946

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] England & Wales, Marriage Index 1916-2005, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Database online.
      Record for Evelyn D C Neilson